Object Information

Name: The Gamma Cygni Nebula - IC1318 in Cygnus
Type: Emission Nebula
Constellation: Cygnus
   

Exposure data

Exposure: 16 x 15 minutes = 4 hours
Processing: MaxIm DL & Adobe Photoshop CS3
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130mm f6.3 Starfire EDF GT @ f5.0
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: SBIG ST-4 via a Mini-Borg 60 refractor
Camera: SBIG ST-8E NABG w/CFW-8 filter wheel
Camera Temp: -20C
Filters: Baader 7nm Hydrogen-Alpha
Location: Cape Cod Imaging Station - Harwich, Massachusetts
Date: May 20 & 21, 2009
Notes: Nights were very transparent & dry(low humidity) but fair seeing - air temp ~55F

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© Chris Cook 2009