Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888  ·  Sh2-105
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NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula

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NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 20, 2019
Frames:
Optolong L-eNhance 2": 148×300(12h 20′) -1°C
Integration:
12h 20′
Darks:
30
Flats:
40
Bias:
50
Avg. Moon age:
17.74 days
Avg. Moon phase:
90.30%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00

RA center: 20h12m07s.77

DEC center: +38°2108.1

Pixel scale: 1.789 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -82.482 degrees

Field radius: 0.493 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1579x1203

File size: 1.4 MB

Locations: Home backyard red turning white zone Bortle 8, Gilbert, Az, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula is a beautiful Emission Nebula in Cygnus.

This is the most time I have spent on a target. And using the Optolong L-eHance dual narrowband filter, designed for OSC cameras. Captured on four nights, June 17-20 2019 Seeing 5/10

Hope you like it!

Mike

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Description: I reduced the stars a bit. Darkened the background and increased the Saturation a bit to make the target " pop".

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NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

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