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Contains:  IC 4996, Crescent nebula, NGC 6888, The star 34Cyg
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC6888, Crescent Nebula, 


            Nico Augustin
NGC6888, Crescent Nebula

NGC6888, Crescent Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2500x1667

Dates:April 29, 2019

Frames: 28x300" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~36

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 24.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 3.00 job: 2741479

RA center: 20h 12' 13"

DEC center: +38° 22' 22"

Pixel scale: 4.319 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.781 degrees

Field radius: 1.802

Locations: N von Selenter See bei Gut Salzow, Fargau-Pratjau, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Data source: Traveller


The first 2:20 hrs of my Crescent Nebula project - A first test if my a6000 can "see" something at all :-)



Nico Augustin
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • NGC6888, Crescent Nebula, 


            Nico Augustin
  • Final
    NGC6888, Crescent Nebula, 


            Nico Augustin


New Version with slight enhancements in the nebulosity. I played with StarNet++ (Mac version) to extract the stars and enhance the nebulae only. Then "married" the pictures again.

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC6888, Crescent Nebula, 


            Nico Augustin