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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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Crescent Nebula in HOO, 





    
        

            Andrew Barton
Crescent Nebula in HOO

Crescent Nebula in HOO

Technical card

Resolution: 4576x3436

Dates:Aug. 4, 2018Aug. 5, 2018Aug. 28, 2018

Frames:
ZWO Blue 36mm: 38x10" (gain: 75.00) -10C bin 1x1
ZWO Green 36mm: 34x10" (gain: 75.00) -10C bin 1x1
ZWO H-Alpha 7nm 36mm: 32x400" (gain: 200.00) -10C bin 1x1
ZWO OIII -7nm 36mm: 29x400" (gain: 200.00) -10C bin 1x1
ZWO RED 36mm: 31x10" (gain: 75.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.70%

Astrometry.net job: 2263398

RA center: 302.846 degrees

DEC center: 38.599 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.412 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.585 degrees

Field radius: 1.122 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I was going for a more natural look using primarily narrow band data. After completing the image, I decided to attempt to colorize some of the stars using short RGB exposures. The effect is subtle, but I feel it helps to balance the red a bit.

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andrewjbarton
Andrew Barton
License: Attribution Creative Commons
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  • Crescent Nebula in HOO, 





    
        

            Andrew Barton
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    Crescent Nebula in HOO, 





    
        

            Andrew Barton
    B

B

Did some star colorization with RGB data.

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Crescent Nebula in HOO, 





    
        

            Andrew Barton

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