Skyscape of Vulpecula

Photographer
moonrocks
Email
moonrocksastro@gmail.com
Location of photo
Spain, Valencia
Date/Time of photo
21 September 2015
Equipment
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18 Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD Guiding cameras: sx loadstar Software: PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5, Sequence Generator Pro, PHD, Main Sequence Software Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm, Baader SII 8.5nm, Baader O III 8.5nm Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel
Description
A two panel mosaic in narrowband Vulpecula constellation lies in the northern sky. Its name means “the little fox” in Latin. The constellation is a relatively faint one, with no stars brighter than fourth magnitude. It can be found in the middle of the Summer Triangle asterism, formed by the bright stars Vega in the constellation Lyra, Altair in Aquila, and Deneb in Cygnus. Sh2-86 is a gas cloud in Vulpecula
Website
http://www.moonrocksastro.com/index.php/recent-work-2/
CATEGORIES
Nebula & Galaxy Pictures, Online Gallery
Paul Swift

About moonrocks

Having had a background in the arts and worked professionally as a cinematographer and lighting cameraman, astrophotography made for a natural change in focus. I had always wanted to turn my camera to the skies. A move away from London to Valencia, Spain presented me with the perfect opportunity to do just that. The art work you see on this site was produced using basic equipment from a modest home observatory.