Gamma Cygni Nebula in Cygnus 13 June 2012
Believe it or not we got a clear night down here a couple of days ago. Just two hours before the clouds rolled in again at 2am, but enough time to do 40 x 2 minute subs on this thing. First widefield of the season :) A little overcooked but I'll give it more time if the clouds ever go away. Nice to see the Crescent - more by chance than design :)
As always in this region - too many blasted stars! ;)
Nikon D70 modded, 55-200 Nikkor at 200mm (cropped) , f5.6, 1600iso, Baader Neodymium filter.
40x120sec subs for a total of 1hr 20mins, unguided EQ5
Darks, flats and bias
Stacked and processed in DSS and CS5