Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888  ·  NGC6888  ·  Sh2-105
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NGC6888 / Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

            Ron Bokleman
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NGC6888 / Crescent Nebula

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NGC6888 / Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

            Ron Bokleman
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NGC6888 / Crescent Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: C8 EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ASI1600MC-Cool

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: C8 EdgeHD

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.7x Focal Reducer

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Pixelmator Team Pixelmator 3.3.2  ·  PHD2

Filters: Hutech IDAS-LPS-D1 2"

Accessory: Astrozap Dew Shield  ·  OAG


Dates:Aug. 4, 2016Aug. 5, 2016Aug. 6, 2016Aug. 7, 2016

Frames:Hutech IDAS-LPS-D1 2": 56x600" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~200

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 3.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.22%


Astrometry.net job: 1191424

RA center: 20h 12' 14"

DEC center: +38° 19' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.530 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.877 degrees

Field radius: 0.430 degrees


Resolution: 4656x3520

Locations: Peppermint Park, Plainfield, MA, United States

Description

The Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus the Swan. Notoriously difficult to view without the use of a narrowband filter.

The ASI1600MC-Cool was at the default unity settings.

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NGC6888 / Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

            Ron Bokleman

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