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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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NGC 6888, 


            John Leader
NGC 6888

NGC 6888

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher BKP P200 DS

Imaging camera:Atik 428EX

Mount:SkyWatcher EQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider

Guiding camera:QHY5

Software:PixInsightCarte Du Ciel Sky Chart / Cartes du CielPHDArtemis Capture

Filter:Astronomik Ha 12nm 1,25"

Resolution: 1931x1449

Dates:Aug. 1, 2016

Frames: 33x270"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.27% job: 1206991

RA center: 303.033 degrees

DEC center: 38.355 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.933 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -160.587 degrees

Field radius: 0.313 degrees

Locations: My Backyard Red Zone :-( , Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada


First image with a new camera and also first image after true darkness returns :-)



John Leader
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • NGC 6888, 


            John Leader
  • Final
    NGC 6888, 


            John Leader

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6888, 


            John Leader