Cygnus - SHO

Object Sh2-119; NGC7000; IC5070; "North America Nebula"; "Pelican Nebula"; Xi Cygni
Description This 2-panel mosaic of nebulae in Cygnus is centered around the star Xi Cygni, and includes: Sh2-119; NGC7000; IC5067; IC5070. It is captured with a telephoto camera lens, a mono camera, and narrowband filters. The color mapping is: SII=Red; Ha=Green; OIII=Blue.
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NGC7000 and IC5070 by Nico Carver is licensed under a CC BY-SA 4.0 Licesnse.
Acquisition Dates 05/26/17; 06/27/17; 10/18/19; 10/23/19; 10/24/19
Locations Backyard, Newark, DE; Trap Pond State Park, DE; Backyard, Somerville, MA
Optics Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM; f/2.8 for narrowband; f/4.5 for broadband
Mount Orion Atlas EQ-G
Camera ZWO ASI-1600 MM-Cool (v3)
Filters Astrodon SII (3nm), Ha (5nm), OIII (3nm)
Guiding QHY 5Lii Mono and Orion 50mm guidescope
Gain 139 and 200
Cooling -15C
Integration Total: 13.3 hours; SII: 17x180" and 30x300" Ha: 19x180" and 35x300"; OIII: 20x180" and 60x300"
Software Mount Control: EQMOD; Planetarium: Cartes Du Ciel; Acuisition: Sequence Generator Pro; Guiding: PHD2; Polar Alignment: QHY Polemaster; Processing: PixInsight 1.8.5 and Photoshop CS6
RA/DEC Center 316.361, 43.746
Orientation (E of N) 359 degrees
Links Astrobin; WorldWideTelescope
Cygnus in the WorldWideTelescope screenshot