Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888
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NGC 6888
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NGC 6888, 



    
        

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 22, 2012
Frames:
35×600(5h 50′)
Integration:
5h 50′
Avg. Moon age:
9.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
68.99%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 195623

RA center: 20h11m53s.5

DEC center: +38°1225

Pixel scale: 1.368 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.434 degrees

Field radius: 0.465 degrees

Resolution: 1729x1729

File size: 1.2 MB

Locations: Sugar Grove Observatory, Funks Grove, IL, United States

Description

NGC 6888, The Crescent Nebula, is another instance of a Wolf-Rayet star blowing a void into its environment.

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  • Final
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    Original
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    B
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    C

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NGC 6888, 



    
        

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