Contains: Crescent nebula, NGC 6888, The star 34Cyg
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Crescent Nebula - SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ106ED

Imaging camera: QSI683wsg

Mount: Paramount MyT

Software: Adobe Photoshop 6 CSPixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon SII 5nmAstrodon OIII 5nmAstrodon Ha 5nm

Resolution: 1920x1392

Dates: June 17, 2016

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 18x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 17x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 15x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 25.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.66% job: 1544890

RA center: 303.326 degrees

DEC center: 38.582 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.459 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.902 degrees

Field radius: 1.139 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, NM, United States


My HaOIII_RGB version is here -

The SHO version seems to show a bit more detail in the finer stuff surrounding the crescent.



Steve Milne

Sky plot

Sky plot


Crescent Nebula - SHO, Steve Milne