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



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula
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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula

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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula
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NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 28, 2021
Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 10×600(1h 40′) bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 10×600(1h 40′) bin 2×2
Integration:
3h 20′
Avg. Moon age:
19.32 days
Avg. Moon phase:
78.34%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4817328

RA center: 20h12m00s.2

DEC center: +38°2024

Pixel scale: 1.203 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.251 degrees

Field radius: 0.670 degrees

Resolution: 3220x2392

File size: 1.3 MB

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

The palette is HOO.  This is my first try with binning the Oiii data.  It definitely makes for shorter exposure times and less extreme stretching.

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