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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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Cresent nebula NGC 6888

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron Edge 11HD

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 1600MM-Pro

Mount:Skywatcher EQ-6R pro

Guiding camera:zwo ASI 120mc

Focal reducer:Optec Lepus 0.62

Software:PixInsightAdobe PS CS2Deepsky stacker

Filter:Baader Filterset 2"

Resolution: 3186x4186

Dates:June 21, 2019

Frames: 95x500"

Integration: 13.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.84% job: 2759196

RA center: 20h 12' 10"

DEC center: +38° 20' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.423 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 79.449 degrees

Field radius: 0.309

Locations: Backyard, Eschborn, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Now finished the project NGC 6888 as HOO. Green chanel is a mixture of 65% OIII and 35% H alpha. After observing the beautiful nocticulent clouds, I was on target with 500 sec OIII shots with gain 350 last night til dawn and it worked quite well.....hope you like it.



Christoph Lichtblau


Sky plot

Sky plot


Cresent nebula NGC 6888, 


            Christoph Lichtblau