Six nights of Ha in Cygnus. Imaging telescope or lens: Vixen VSD 100 f/3 Imaging camera: Sony ICX814 Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen VSD Guiding camera: sx loadstar Software: Sequence Generator Pro, Photoshop CS5, PixInsight 1.8, PHD Filters: Chroma Ha 3nm Frames: 90×1800″ Integration: 45.0 hours
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Mid Summer Madness
This ongoing Narrowband project includes some of the fainter objects like Sharpless 115 and 116 and many others as well as DWB111 Propeller Nebula in the top left of frame. It is a complex region in Cygnus with supergiant stars and wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas spanning around 12°. Integration time = +- 200 hours.