Gamma Cygnus nebula

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016

Gamma Cygnus nebula

The Sadr region, or IC 1318, is the diffuse emission nebula surrounding Sadr or Gamma Cygni. Sadr lies in the center of Cygnus's cross. The Sadr region is one of the surrounding nebulous regions; others include the Butterfly Nebula and the Crescent Nebula. It contains many dark nebulaeition to the emission diffuse nebulae.

Raw images:
Ha(3nm): 3 x 10min  (Tot: 30 min) Bin:2
SII(5nm): 3 x 10min  (Tot: 30 min) Bin:3
OIII(5nm): 2 x 10min  (Tot: 20 min) Bin:3
Seeing: 3"

Equipment used:
ASA N12 Astrograph F/3.6
3" Wynne Corrector 0.95x
Atik 490 EX camera @-20C
No guiding

Filter:
Astrodon Ha 3nm, SII 5nm and OIII 5nm

Location/Date:
Valla Observatory (FROSON, Sweden)
Dec 6, 2015

Image processing:
Images calibrated and processed in AstroPix
Calibration by applying Flat-Field
Registration with the AstroPix registration tool.
Color image with the AstroPix RGB mix tool.
Noise removal with the AstroPix Noise removal tool.
Final color adjustment in Photoshop CC

Image palette:
SHO palette

 Image information:
Scale: 0.92 arcsec/pix
FOW: 52x42 arcmin

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