Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888
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NGC6888, The Crescent Nebula Bicolor HOO, 


            Nicolas Kizilian
NGC6888, The Crescent Nebula Bicolor HOO
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NGC6888, The Crescent Nebula Bicolor HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK 8" Newton f4.5

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics Zenithstar 66

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mark III

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop C6

Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm  ·  astrodon Ha 5nm

Dates:July 10, 2018July 12, 2018

Astrodon OIII 5nm: 26x600" bin 1x1
astrodon Ha 5nm: 33x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 7.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2146951

RA center: 20h 12' 38"

DEC center: +38° 20' 24"

Pixel scale: 1.248 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.319 degrees

Field radius: 0.666 degrees

Resolution: 3171x2167

Data source: Backyard


NGC6888, the Crescent Nebula, bicolor HOO.
First image with the 8" F4.5 Newton OTA.
Total exposure : 6h35 in Ha, OIII.
Gear used : Orion Optics UK 8" F4.5 Newton, Moravian CCD cameras G2-8300, Astrodon Ha/OIII filters, AZ-EQ6 mount.



Nicolas Kizilian
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NGC6888, The Crescent Nebula Bicolor HOO, 


            Nicolas Kizilian