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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro 102 F6.5 ED Triplet APO v2.0

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+

Mounts: HEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher SW80

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Nebulosity

Filters: Baader Planetarium Luminance  ·  OIII  ·  Baader Planetarium H-Alpha Filter

Accessory: Bright Star Astro Quantum Filter Wheel


Dates:Aug. 11, 2012

Frames: 14x600" (2h 20')

Integration: 2h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 23.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.10%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3249652

RA center: 20h12m17s.5

DEC center: +38°2146

Pixel scale: 2.011 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 72.040 degrees

Field radius: 0.458 degrees


Resolution: 1268x1042

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Crescent Nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, and it lives about 5,000 light years away.

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