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

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NGC 6888; The Crescent Nebula

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron Edge HD 14
Imaging Cameras
Apogee U16M
Mounts
CGE Pro
Filters
Baader LRGB 2" square
Software
photoshop · Maxim DL · Andre Paquette Custom
Guiding Cameras
Lumenera SKYNYX 2-0

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 31, 2010
Frames:
Integration:
0
Avg. Moon age:
19.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
75.34%

RA center: 20h12m05s.907

DEC center: +38°2547.76

Pixel scale: 0.525 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.433 degrees

Field radius: 0.356 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3740x3832

Locations: Barred Owl Observatory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taken 20100726-20100731

The constellation Cygnus is full of wonderful Nebula. Among them is the Crescent Nebula, an emission nebula caused by a Wolf-Rayet star.

Telescope:

  Celestron Edge HD14"

Camera:

  Apogee U16M

CFW:

  Apogee 7S

Mount:

  Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding:

  Astrodon Monster MOAG

  Lumenera Skynx 2.0m

  MetaGuide

Filters:

  Astrodon 4nm HA (50mm square)

  Astrodon 3nm O-III (50mm square)

Software:

  MaximDL

  Custom

  PhotoShop

Exposures:

  8x900s HA

  10x900s O-III

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NGC 6888;  The Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

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