Cosmic Pearl

Posted by Diptiman Nandy
on Friday, May 20, 2022
Deneb is a first-magnitude star in the constellation of Cygnus, the swan. It is one of the vertices of the asterism known as the Summer Triangle and the "head" of the Northern Cross. It is the brightest star in Cygnus and the 19th brightest star in the night sky, with an average apparent magnitude of +1.25. This area lies in the plane of the Milky Way and is very rich in emission nebulae. Right down you can see NGC 7000/The North America Nebula, IC 5067/The Pelican Nebula, NGC 6989 an open cluster, 57 Cygni, IC 5068. Just a bit below left to Deneb is 55 Cygni and at the bottom left is IC 5076.

Exif : L = 50 x 180 seconds , R = 46 x 180 seconds , G = 46 x 180 seconds , B = 46 x 180 seconds , f/3.6 (with 0.73x focal reducer) , 382 mm

Equipment: FLI PL16083 camera, Takahashi FSQ-106ED telescope, Paramount MX+ mount

Filters: Astrodon LRGB 2GEN

Softwares used: Deep Sky Stacker, PixInsight, Photoshop

Location : IC Astronomy. Oria, Almería, Spain

Date and Time: Multiple nights from 20.08.2021 to 06.12.2021, 21:26 pm

Image acquired via Telescope Live

Author: Diptiman Nandy
Tags: Deneb
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