Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888

Image of the day 12/04/2017

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    Cresent Nebula, 



    
        

            Christopher Maier
    Cresent Nebula
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    Cresent Nebula

    Image of the day 12/04/2017

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      Cresent Nebula, 



    
        

            Christopher Maier
      Cresent Nebula
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      Cresent Nebula

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave Instruments 17" CDK Planewave 17" CDK

      Imaging cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 SBIG STX-16803

      Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1600 with encoders

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: Planewave Instruments 17" CDK Planewave 17" CDK

      Software: PixInsight 1.8 Processing  ·  The SkyX Pro Camera/Telescope software

      Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII 50mm  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm TruColor

      Accessory: SBIG AO-X


      Dates:Sept. 28, 2017

      Frames: 723x300" (60h 15')

      Integration: 60h 15'

      Avg. Moon age: 7.72 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 53.60%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 3259916

      RA center: 20h 12' 10"

      DEC center: +38° 20' 24"

      Pixel scale: 1.765 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 356.467 degrees

      Field radius: 0.267 degrees


      Resolution: 2280x2420

      Locations: Maier Observatory, San Antonio , Texas, United States

      Data source: Backyard

      Description

      NGC 6888 from surburban San Antonio..60 hours Bicolor Ha and O3. 27 hrs Ha & 33.3 hrs O3 Processed in Pixinsight

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      Cresent Nebula, 



    
        

            Christopher Maier