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Contains:  IC 4996, Crescent nebula, NGC 6888, The star 34Cyg
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The Crescent Nebula, 


            Craig Goble
The Crescent Nebula

The Crescent Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1024x773

Dates:June 13, 2019

Frames: 40x60"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.62% job: 2743800

RA center: 303.109 degrees

DEC center: 38.262 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.711 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.288 degrees

Field radius: 1.374 degrees

Locations: The Leigh Lachapelle Memorial Observatory, Bear Lake, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


Bumped up my subs in Ha to 60 seconds and I'm happier with the result. This is just a JPEG stack of light frames only with no darks, flats, etc and minimally processed in Windows. Hoped to have more time on target but the clouds moved in. Thanks!



Craig Goble
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


The Crescent Nebula, 


            Craig Goble