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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crescent Nebula, Crescent nebula, NGC 6888, NGC6888, Sh2-105
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The Crescent Nebula NGC6888, 


            Stan Smith
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The Crescent Nebula NGC6888

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX130T

Imaging cameras: ATIK 490 EX Mono

Mounts: iOptron GEM45

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar X2 Autoguider

Software: Photoshop 2020  ·  Simulation Curriculum Corp. Starry Night Pro Plus  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator PRO  ·  ClickDesignSoft Autoscript for Pixinsight  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Stark-Labs PHD2

Filters: Chroma technology SII 3nm 36mm  ·  Chroma technology OIII 3nm 36mm  ·  Chroma technology Ha 3nm 36mm

Accessory: ZWO Off-Axis Guider  ·  Skyshed POD

Dates:Oct. 5, 2020Oct. 6, 2020

Chroma technology Ha 3nm 36mm: 30x240" bin 1x1
Chroma technology OIII 3nm 36mm: 30x240" bin 1x1
Chroma technology SII 3nm 36mm: 30x240" bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.30%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 3918210

RA center: 20h 12' 14"

DEC center: +38° 18' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.839 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -96.386 degrees

Field radius: 0.486 degrees

Resolution: 3227x2643

Locations: DarkSky Observatory (In My Back Yard), Westminster, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard



Stan Smith
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • The Crescent Nebula NGC6888, 


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    The Crescent Nebula NGC6888, 


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The Crescent Nebula NGC6888, 


            Stan Smith