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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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NGC6888 - Crescent Nebula in SHO Narrowband, 


            Simon Todd
NGC6888 - Crescent Nebula in SHO Narrowband

NGC6888 - Crescent Nebula in SHO Narrowband

Technical card

Resolution: 5504x3637

Dates:Sept. 26, 2018Sept. 27, 2018Sept. 28, 2018Sept. 29, 2018Oct. 3, 2018Oct. 4, 2018Oct. 5, 2018Oct. 7, 2018Oct. 9, 2018Oct. 10, 2018Oct. 19, 2018

Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 64x300" (gain: 16.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 36mm 7nm: 109x300" (gain: 16.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader SII 36mm 7nm: 89x300" (gain: 16.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 21.8 hours

Darks: ~101

Flats: ~101

Bias: ~101

Avg. Moon age: 16.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.56%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2433186

RA center: 303.024 degrees

DEC center: 38.358 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.619 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.297 degrees

Field radius: 0.567 degrees

Data source: Backyard


I have attempted to image the crescent nebula many times without success, so with the F4 I actually managed to image this successfully, had to get a lot of data, this object is located in the constellation of Cygnus



Simon Todd
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Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC6888 - Crescent Nebula in SHO Narrowband, 


            Simon Todd