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Contains:  Crescent nebula, IC 4996, NGC 6888, The star 28Cyg, The star 29Cyg, The star 34Cyg, The star 36Cyg
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Crescent and Soap Bubble Nebulae - HOO 2018

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: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50  ·  William Optics Zenithstar 66

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mark III  ·  William Optics flat 6

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

Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm

Dates:May 24, 2017May 25, 2018May 26, 2018July 10, 2018July 11, 2018July 12, 2018

Astrodon OIII 5nm: 34x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 23x900" bin 1x1
astrodon Ha 5nm: 26x600" bin 1x1
astrodon Ha 5nm: 13x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 16.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.86%

Basic astrometry details job: 2187478

RA center: 20h 13' 26"

DEC center: +38° 7' 44"

Pixel scale: 3.451 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.449 degrees

Field radius: 2.105 degrees

Resolution: 3606x2506

Data source: Backyard


A mix between two of my previous images, made with a ZS66 refractor and a OOUK 8" Reflector.



Nicolas Kizilian
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Crescent and Soap Bubble Nebulae - HOO 2018, 


            Nicolas Kizilian