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IC1318 - Nebulosity around Gamma Cygni

Constellation: Cygnus

IC1318 is a nice H-alpha object at the start of the season in August/September.

IC1318 is located next to the star Gamma Cygni.

01 September 2007

Scope: Takahashi FS60c
Camera: Artemis 285
Filters: Astronomik Ha (13Nm)
Exposure (1x1): 16x300sec (until clouds arraived)
Guide scope: Celestron C8 with 0.66x Celestron focal reducer
Guide camera: Vesta SC3 bw webcam
Mount: Vixen GPDX
Capture sw: Artemis Capture (to 16bit FITS)
Guiding sw: LxGuideStar and MTSca Pro

Calibration: ImageTOOLSca bias,darks,flats
Stacking: ImageTOOLSca
Adjustments: Photoshop CS2

Image shown at left is reduced to 65%. Click image to see the full resolution result.