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Observation by Nick Hewitt: Trials with a tiddly telescope

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Nick Hewitt

Observer

Nick Hewitt

Observed

2016 Aug 26 - 22:33

Uploaded

2016 Aug 29 - 17:43

Objects

The North America Nebula (NGC7000)
IC5070
IC5067

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Constellation

Cygnus

Field centre

RA: 20h56m
Dec: +44°21'
Position angle: -1°47'

Field size

3°29' × 2°20'

Equipment
  • Starwave 70mm triplet f/6
  • Planostar x 0.8 reducer flattener
  • Canon D60A DSLR
  • IDAS filter
Exposure

8 x 180sec ISO 2000

Location

Northampton, England

Target name

North American Nebula (NGC 7000) and Pelican (IC 5070) in Cygnus

Title

Trials with a tiddly telescope

About this image

Experimentations with the new refractor, my "take away telescope"; very small, portable, easily fits in hand luggage. But on this occasion mounted on an EQ8, and autoguided with a TMB 115mm refractor (less portable!). But promising results for bigger Deep Sky objects and comets.

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