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Image of the Week, May 28, 2018

NGC6914, by Peter Feltóti

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On the northern hemisphere, summer astrophotography is about the deep and wide field of red glowing hydrogen regions in the arms of the Milky Way. This image is also about them. NGC6914 is a hydrogen emission region in the constellation Cygnus. During a holiday I managed to get out to the Croatian mountains where both the climate and light pollution condition was perfect to shoot this brilliant region with it’s dark dust lanes, bright stars and glowing hydrogen.

Scope: 200/800 SkyWatcher Newton
Mount: SkyWatcher NEQ6 pro upgraded
Guiding: Lacerta MGen autoguider
Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Exposure: 141*5 min on ISO 800
Date: from 2017.06.23 to 2017.07.18
Location: Ágasvár, Mezőfalva, Medvida (Hr), Velika Popina (Hr)

About the photographer

Peter Feltóti
Location: Hungary
Website, Astrobin, Facebook

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