NGC 6914


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Technical details:

Location / Date: Outside of Kopparberg, Västmanland, Sweden / 2018-Oktober

Optics: Orion Optics UK AG12

Mount: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS (Unguided)

Camera: Atik One 6.0 with Astrodon 1,25" L-RGB Gen 2 E-Series and 5nm H-Alpha narrowband filters


Ha:61 x 300s bin1x1,

L:36 x 300s bin1x1,

R:17 x 180s bin2x2,

G:18 x 180s bin2x2,

B:18 x 180s bin2x2

(cumulative exposure time is 10 hours and 44 minutes)

Processing: Pixinsight and Photoshop


Image details:

NGC 6914 is a reflection nebula located at approximately 6,000 light-years away in the constellation of Cygnus, and was discovered by Édouard Stephan on August 29, 1881. Ultraviolet radiation from stars in the Cygnus OB2 association ionize the nebula's hydrogen. (Information from Wikipedia)