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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula, 





    
        

            Elmiko
NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula

NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1579x1203

Dates:June 20, 2019

Frames:Optolong L-eNhance 2": 148x300" -1C

Integration: 12.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 17.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.30%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 2821587

RA center: 303.032 degrees

DEC center: 38.352 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.789 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 82.465 degrees

Field radius: 0.493 degrees

Locations: Home backyard red zone, 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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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, 





    
        

            Elmiko