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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888

Image of the day 11/21/2016

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    Crescent Nebula HORGB @DSW, 


            Miles Zhou
    Crescent Nebula HORGB @DSW
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    Crescent Nebula HORGB @DSW

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 14.5"

    Imaging cameras: SBIG STX 16803

    Mounts: Paramount-ME

    Software: PixInsight for Mac

    Filters: Ha  ·  Astrodon luminance filter  ·  Astrodon RGB  ·  Astrodon O-iii

    Dates:Sept. 18, 2016Sept. 19, 2016Oct. 21, 2016

    Astrodon RGB: 60x300" -25C bin 1x1
    Ha: 18x1200" -25C bin 1x1
    Astrodon O-iii: 21x1200" -25C bin 1x1

    Integration: 18.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 18.44 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 83.27%

    Basic astrometry details job: 1320774

    RA center: 20h 12' 6"

    DEC center: +38° 21' 18"

    Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 235.835 degrees

    Field radius: 0.443 degrees

    Resolution: 4096x4096

    Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


    Crescent Nebula taken by RCOS hosted by DSW. This is an HaOiiiRGB composition. Oiii is coded mainly in blue, as seen in the outer skirt and the blue-tinted smoke.



    Miles Zhou
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    Crescent Nebula HORGB @DSW, 


            Miles Zhou