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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

    Crescent Nebula HORGB @DSW

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:RCOS 14.5"

    Imaging camera:SBIG STX 16803

    Mount:Paramount-ME

    Software:PixInsight for Mac

    Filters:HaAstrodon luminance filterAstrodon RGBAstrodon O-iii

    Resolution: 4096x4096

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

    Frames:
    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%

    Astrometry.net job: 1320774

    RA center: 20h 12' 6"

    DEC center: +38° 21' 18"

    Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -55.835 degrees

    Field radius: 0.443

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

    Description

    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.

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    Crescent Nebula HORGB @DSW, 





    
        

            Miles Zhou