Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent Nebula  ·  NGC 6888  ·  Sh2-105
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NGC6888

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AstroTech AT6RC

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MX

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Cyanogen Maxim DL 5 Pro  ·  Software Bisque TheSkyX Professional  ·  Photoshop CS5

Filters: Astrodon B Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  IDAS LPS 2"  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm FWHM  ·  Astrodon SII 3nm FWHM  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm FWHM  ·  Astrodon NII 3nm FWHM


Dates:Sept. 6, 2012

Frames:
Astrodon B Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x60" (8') bin 3x3
Astrodon G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x60" (8') bin 3x3
Astrodon Ha 3nm FWHM: 8x600" (1h 20') bin 2x2
Astrodon NII 3nm FWHM: 4x600" (40') bin 2x2
Astrodon OIII 3nm FWHM: 4x600" (40') bin 2x2
Astrodon R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 9x60" (9') bin 3x3
Astrodon SII 3nm FWHM: 4x600" (40') bin 2x2

Integration: 3h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 20.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.89%


Astrometry.net job: 4893023

RA center: 20h 12' 9"

DEC center: +38° 21' 34"

Pixel scale: 2.452 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.871 degrees

Field radius: 0.450 degrees


Resolution: 1058x791

Description

One of my first DSOs taken with my imaging setup. I went back and reprocessed the data. The nebula and background are shot with my 4 NB (3nm) filters (S2, Ha, N2, O3). The final image has RGB stars added.

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Description: Reprocessed data from one of my early (2nd or 3rd) DSO images... Please ignore my younger self's choice of color in the early versions! Reprocessed version is HOO only.

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