Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888
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NGC6888

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8-SGT (XLT)

Imaging cameras: Canon 7D mark II

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX AdvancedVX

Software: Backyard EOS  ·  StellariumScope  ·  NexRemote  ·  PixInsight PixInsight


Dates:June 23, 2016

Frames: 140x90"

Integration: 3.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.38%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1131854

RA center: 20h 12' 5"

DEC center: +38° 19' 8"

Pixel scale: 0.407 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.498 degrees

Field radius: 0.345 degrees


Resolution: 5224x3170

Description

Decided to take a picture of a nebula for once! This is NGC6888, or the Crescent nebula. It is the remnant of a supernova around 4700 Light years away. It is estimated to have exploded 250'000 - 400'000 years ago.

140x 90s @ISO1600 stacked in PixInsight

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