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


            Salvatore Grasso
Ngc 6888 - The Crescent Nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech RC8  ·  Optical Guidance Systems 16" Ritchey Chretien

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M

Mounts: Orion USA Atlas

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS80IIED

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI C

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB  ·  OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm

Dates:Nov. 3, 2012

Frames: 144x300" (12h)

Integration: 12h

Avg. Moon age: 18.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.59%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 88825

RA center: 20h12m08s.6

DEC center: +38°2204

Pixel scale: 1.225 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.944 degrees

Field radius: 0.357 degrees

Resolution: 620x488

Locations: Backyard , Sarasota , Florida, United States; Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers , Fl, United States


Sky plot

Sky plot


Ngc 6888 - The Crescent Nebula, 


            Salvatore Grasso