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NW Cygnus in H-alpha - 24 panel Mosaic, 


            Nico Carver
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NW Cygnus in H-alpha - 24 panel Mosaic

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVQ86

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Nikita Misiura Starnet++  ·  DC-3 Dreams Pinpoint  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR

Dates:July 18, 2020

Frames: 674x300"

Integration: 56.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.72%

Astrometry.net job: 3970737

RA center: 20h 16' 32"

DEC center: +45° 37' 32"

Pixel scale: 2.658 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -71.730 degrees

Field radius: 5.198 degrees

Resolution: 11000x8800

Locations: Backyard, Newark, Delaware, United States; Backyard, Somerville, MA, United States

Data source: Backyard


2020 release of the Ha data for my Cygnus Mosaic. This is 24 panels. Full color later this year; it is mostly captured, but processing takes a long time.



Nico Carver
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons


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    NW Cygnus in H-alpha - 24 panel Mosaic, 


            Nico Carver
    NW Cygnus in H-alpha - 24 panel Mosaic, 


            Nico Carver


Description: Starless (StarNet++) version with slight contrast boost, and a few manual clean-ups of leftover artifacts in PS. Finding some cool details I will try to emphasize in the final color version.

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NW Cygnus in H-alpha - 24 panel Mosaic, 


            Nico Carver