Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888  ·  NGC6888  ·  Sh2-105
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Crescent and Soap Bubble Nebulae Bicolor HOO, 



    
        

            Nico Carver
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Crescent and Soap Bubble Nebulae Bicolor HOO

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vernonscope Brandon 94mm

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-II M

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher 0.85 Focal reducer/flattener

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII

Accessory: Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR


Dates:July 9, 2017July 16, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 21x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 18x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 18.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Temperature: 20.00


Astrometry.net job: 1654252

RA center: 20h 12' 52"

DEC center: +38° 24' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.410 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -79.550 degrees

Field radius: 1.093 degrees


Resolution: 4490x3310

Locations: Backyard, Newark, Delaware, United States

Data source: Backyard

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Description: "Smooth" version. Used more noise reduction. I think it loses something, and for some reason the star colors are really off (that is likely due to my inexperience in processing rather than a true consequence of smoothing out noise).

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Crescent and Soap Bubble Nebulae Bicolor HOO, 



    
        

            Nico Carver