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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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NGC6888 The Crescent Nebula, 


NGC6888 The Crescent Nebula

NGC6888 The Crescent Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Televue NP-101is

Imaging camera:Atik 428ex Mono

Mount:Astro-Physics AP 1200 GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron C14

Guiding camera:SBIG ST-9

Software:CCDSoftPhotoshop CS2

Filters:Orion O-III 7nmOrion H‑Alpha 7nm 1.25"

Resolution: 1903x1390

Dates:May 22, 2015

Frames: 22x600"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.53% job: 650069

RA center: 20h 12' 4"

DEC center: +38° 18' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.738 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -171.126 degrees

Field radius: 0.569

Locations: Beaver Meadow Observatory, North Java, New York, United States


Here is a more normal presentation of the previous image done in HST Palette. Ha is presented as red and Oiii is in blue.



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NGC6888 The Crescent Nebula,