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Gamma Cygni Butterfly Nebula

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This is from Friday night, a section of IC1318 known as the Butterfly nebula in Cygnus, not to be confused with the other butterfly nebula (ngc6302).

Quite happy with this one, it's a tough target for an unmodified camera and was a pig to process.

William Optics ZS66SD

William Optics MkII 0.8 Field Flattener

Canon EOS 1000D (unmodified)

Astronomic CLS CCD Filter

39 x 5 minutes (195minutes total)

31 x bias

31 x dark

31 x flat

Full version here : http://www.veryamateur.co.uk/astro/cygni_butterfly_full.jpg

All comments and pointers gratefully received!



Edited by tmarkuk

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wow top job! just imagine how it will be when you do get the canon modded! :)

very impressive capture Tim, Well done!


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Superb effort.. very nice image.

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