Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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Cygnus Shell supernova remnant W63, 



    
        

            Erik Pirtala
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Cygnus Shell supernova remnant W63, 



    
        

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Cygnus Shell supernova remnant W63

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 6" f/4 Imaging Newtonian Telescope

Imaging cameras: ASI1600MM-C

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ-6 Pro, SkyWatcher EQ-6 Pro

Focal reducers: Sky-watcher f/4 Aplnatic coma corrector

Software: Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight, Photoshop

Filters: Astrodon SII 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm  ·  Astrodon E-Series Luminance Red, Green, Blue  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm


Dates:April 3, 2021April 8, 2021April 9, 2021April 11, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon E-Series Luminance Red, Green, Blue: 55x120" (1h 50') (gain: 76.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 143x360" (14h 18') (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 132x360" (13h 12') (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3nm: 81x360" (8h 6') (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 37h 26'

Avg. Moon age: 25.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4400191

RA center: 20h 20' 26"

DEC center: +45° 40' 4"

Pixel scale: 2.163 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.699 degrees

Field radius: 1.384 degrees


Resolution: 3835x2555

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

This supernova remnant is located in northeastern Cygnus in the middle of beautiful Hydrogen filaments. This image is a two-panel mosaic consisting of total 37 hours of exposure. Each panel is combined from SHO+RGB channels to create golden-blue nebula with true color stars. This

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