Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  IC 4996  ·  NGC 6888  ·  The star 34Cyg  ·  The star 36Cyg
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NGC6888 Widefield, 


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NGC6888 Widefield
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NGC6888 Widefield

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky watcher Esprit 100mm Esprit 100 Pro f/5.5

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300FW G2-8300 + FW

Mounts: Skywatcher Eq6

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC ZWO

Focal reducers: Skywatcher Flattener

Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2 SGP + PHD2  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm  ·  Baader O3 1.25'' 7nm

Dates:Sept. 5, 2019

Frames: 180x1200"

Integration: 60.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.21%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2901420

RA center: 20h 12' 26"

DEC center: +38° 33' 7"

Pixel scale: 2.003 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.917 degrees

Field radius: 2.312 degrees

Resolution: 5640x6104

Locations: BYO, Limassol, Cyprus

Data source: Backyard


This is a 6 panel mosaic of the Crescent. There are 6 panels each with with 5 hours data in both Ha and O3. The mosaic was constructed in APP and processed in PI.



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NGC6888 Widefield, 


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