Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  NGC 6888
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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

            Craig Shine
NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula
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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula

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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

            Craig Shine
NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula
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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX90 10" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro EQ6-R

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG Package

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set  ·  PHD2 Guiding PHD2 2.6.6  ·  AstroPixelProcessor  ·  N.I.N.A.  ·  Photoshop CC

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance 2"


Dates:Aug. 16, 2019

Frames: 160x60" (2h 40')

Integration: 2h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 15.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2865437

RA center: 20h 12' 1"

DEC center: +38° 24' 3"

Pixel scale: 0.719 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 120.619 degrees

Field radius: 0.260 degrees


Resolution: 2091x1551

Locations: Backyard, Houston, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Crescent nebula through dual narrowband filter for Ha and Oiii. Framing could definitely have been better!

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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

            Craig Shine