Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888
making progress: two hours of the crescent, 



    
        

            Matt Fulghum
making progress: two hours of the crescent
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making progress: two hours of the crescent

making progress: two hours of the crescent, 



    
        

            Matt Fulghum
making progress: two hours of the crescent
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making progress: two hours of the crescent

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT72ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool

Mounts: Celestron AdvancedVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 30mm Ultra-Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Focal reducers: Orion 0.8x Focal Reducer

Software: Lightroom  ·  PHD2 Guiding Phd 2.6.3  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Filters: Celestron UHC-LPR 2"


Dates:May 14, 2017

Frames: 60x120"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.71%


Astrometry.net job: 1578027

RA center: 20h 11' 53"

DEC center: +38° 24' 7"

Pixel scale: 1.419 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.117 degrees

Field radius: 0.729 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1218

Description

Two hours of minimum read noise subs on the Crescent Nebula. Added a light pollution filter this time as well.

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making progress: two hours of the crescent, 



    
        

            Matt Fulghum