Technical data of acquisition

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Basic object information

CCD Acquisition: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 monocrom( 16 Bit )
CCD Autoguide
: SBIG ST 7 XME 402 E
Optic configuration of the telescope: W.O.Megrez SDII 80 mm.
 F 555mm  f/d 6,9 ( apograde TMB ) + focal reducer f 6,3 Meade. Effective focal 352mm. f/d 4,4 frammed field 1,5 x 1,1 degrees

German Equatorial Mount:
Gemini G 41 Observatory Plus and FS 2 system control
Luminance integration time:
18 frame from 600" each with  filter Astronomik "hydrogen alfa13 nm "
Integration color time:
R 6x 600" (G fusion Red-Blue)  B 17x 600"
 you filter optic colored
Software used for the acquisition and the elaboration:
CCDSoft, Photoshop CS2+plug-in "Galaxy" for zoom
NoiseNinja+KPT equalizer, Astroart 4.0,
Date of acquisition: June,July,August, 2008

Zone of acquisition:
Fixed posting of San Giuliano P.no ( Piacenza ) Italy
Author Astroimager:
Davide Romanini


Name: IC 1318 Part of Gamma Cyg nebula
Type of object: Bright nebula
Magnitude: 14.9
Size: 210.0'x140.0'

Position (epoch of date)
Right ascension: 20h 28m 13s
Declination: +40 2' 1"
Constellation: Cygnus


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