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Contains:  Crescent Nebula, Crescent nebula, NGC 6888, NGC6888, Sh2-105
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Crescent Nebula - FLI 16803 Version, 


            Jim Morse
Crescent Nebula - FLI 16803 Version
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Crescent Nebula - FLI 16803 Version

Technical card

Dates:Oct. 8, 2019

Frames: 75x900"

Integration: 18.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.87% job: 3398510

RA center: 20h 12' 7"

DEC center: +38° 21' 17"

Pixel scale: 0.631 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 115.027 degrees

Field radius: 0.476 degrees

Resolution: 3840x3840

Locations: New Mexico Skies Remote Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: New Mexico Skies


This is actually a two color image, Ha, OIII, OIII. Just not enough SII signal to use, despite using 900 second subs. That aside, I love the OIII signal which sits so beautifully on top of the Ha signal. Gorgeous.



Jim Morse
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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Crescent Nebula - FLI 16803 Version, 


            Jim Morse