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Sunday, 2 July 2017

Tom Pickett: Gamma Cygni Or Sadr, In The Heart Of Cygnus And The Crescent Nebula 06/28/2017

19467881_1359136564134451_4313110657727267933_oHi Everyone I hope you are having a good day.
Over the past few night I have been going after the heart of Cygnus and the central star Gamma Cygni. There is a lot of dust and gas in this region of the sky including the Crescent Nebula.
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Love this.
Have a good day and clear skies everyone. Gamma Cygni (? Cygni, abbreviated Gamma Cyg, Y Cyg), also named Sadr, is a star in the northern constellation of Cygnus, forming the intersection of an asterism of five stars called the Northern Cross.





Equipment Details
Camera: Canon EOS T2i/550D Modified And TEC Cooled
Lens: Canon 200mm F2.8 L Set At F4
Exposure: 6 Minutes Each
ISO: 400
Number of Stacked Images: 86
Number of Dark Frames: 0
Number of Bias Frames: 0
Filters: Baader UV/IR cut filter
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma 2
Guide Scope: Non
Stacking Software: DeepSkyStacker
Processing Software: Photoshop CS6 And Adobe Camera Raw
Shooting Date/Time 6/27/2017 10:59 PM
Shooting Date/Time 6/28/2017 11:04 PM
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