Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6989  ·  NGC 6997  ·  NGC 7000  ·  North America Nebula  ·  The star 57Cyg  ·  The star 60Cyg  ·  The star ξCyg
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NGC 7000 Ha, 



    
        

            Joe Beyer
NGC 7000 Ha
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NGC 7000 Ha

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NGC 7000 Ha, 



    
        

            Joe Beyer
NGC 7000 Ha
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NGC 7000 Ha

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Refractor
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI6200MM Pro
Mounts
Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4
Filters
Chroma Ha 2" 8nm
Software
Astro-Physics Inc. APCC-Pro · NINA · PixInsight 1.8

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 14, 2021
Frames:
30x90" (45')
Integration:
45'
Avg. Moon age:
4.34 days
Avg. Moon phase:
19.88%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4850520

RA center: 20h59m13s.2

DEC center: +44°3046

Pixel scale: 2.332 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.777 degrees

Field radius: 2.336 degrees

Resolution: 6000x4003

Data source: Backyard

Description

The image was a bit unplanned since as I was setting up a new camera.  Everything fell into place and I had more time on my hands than I expected so what are you going to do?  The camera is attached directly to the rear of the filter wheel because the stock tilt adjuster caused all sorts of problems with tilt in multiple corners.  Removed there is still minor tilt I may need to deal with, sometime, maybe, but it's definitely usable at this point.

No flats were used in the calibration process because I wanted to see if there was any appreciable vignetting with the system.  A couple corners seem bit dark so I'll recalibrate after collecting additional filters/data.  Without them it really doesn't look too bad.

The image is uncropped with minimal processing - ABE, HT, HDRMT.

It's a nice camera.

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