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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crescent Nebula, IC 5068, IC 5070, NGC 6888, NGC 7000, North America Nebula, Part of the constellation Cygnus (Cyg), Pelican Nebula, The star 31Cyg, The star 32Cyg, The star 47Cyg, The star 57Cyg, The star 59Cyg, The star 63Cyg, The star Deneb (αCyg), The star Sadr (γCyg), The star λCyg, The star νCyg
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Cosmic clouds around Deneb and Sadr (Wide Field - Single), 



    
        

            Panagiotis Andreou
Cosmic clouds around Deneb and Sadr (Wide Field - Single)
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Cosmic clouds around Deneb and Sadr (Wide Field - Single)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135 ED UMC F2

Imaging cameras: Nikon D810A

Mounts: Manfrotto 190 Go Carbon Fiber

Guiding cameras: Nikon D810A

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInisight  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2018

Accessory: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer  ·  Nikon MC-36a Multi Function Remote Cord


Dates:Sept. 23, 2019

Frames: 1x87"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.03%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3542887

RA center: 20h 33' 35"

DEC center: +42° 37' 55"

Pixel scale: 7.721 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.735 degrees

Field radius: 9.517 degrees


Resolution: 4928x7380

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is my best single astrophoto so far.

Midnight had passed two hours ago and I have just finished taking multiple wide-field photographs (to stack later) of various parts of the Milky Way in my favorite dark sky place in Greece, Iria (Sep 2019).

As I was ready to pack everything, I quickly used my 1x42 binoculars to scan the sky. Cygnus was full of stars, like glowing diamonds in a black dessert. I couldn't resist and I turned my camera to Deneb and Sadr and took one single photograph. Then I packed everything and I drove back to my hometown, about 30 minutes away.

It was a great night, away from any kind of human-made light pollution.

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Cosmic clouds around Deneb and Sadr (Wide Field - Single), 



    
        

            Panagiotis Andreou