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SS Cygni - prototype dwarf nova


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About this observation
David Swan
Time of observation
20/06/2018 - 22:54
SS Cyg
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
200mm SCT @ f/6.3
Baader UV+IR cut
FireCapture, DeepSkyStacker and Photoshop
20 x 10s

SS Cyg is dead centre in this image (which I didn't want to mar with red lines). The system is in quiescence at the moment - at mag 12, which is the typical brightness for this state. You can also just make out in this image a chain of galaxies below the brightest star in the field (which is amazing as Cygnus is a Milky Way constellation).

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