IC 1318 - Gamma Cygni Nebula
 
Date:
 
September 15-17, 2015
 
Location:
 
Landers, California USA
 
Telescope:
 
Explore Scientific ED127 Apo
 
Camera:
 
SBIG STF-8300M
 
Mount:
 
Astro-Physics Mach1GTO
 
Acquisition:
 
Maxim DL Pro 6
 
Filters:
 
Baader LRGB
 
Total Integration:
 
11.15 hours
 
Subexposures:
 
L: 69 x 300 (1x1)
R: 36 x 180s (2x2)
G: 36 x 180s (2x2)
B: 36 x 180s (2x2)
 
Calibration:
 
Darks: 30ea
Bias: 30ea
Flats: 30ea
 
The Gamma Cygni Nebula, or IC 1318, is the diffuse emission nebula surrounding the star Gamma Cygni. This star lies in the center of Cygnus's cross.