Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent Nebula  ·  NGC 6888  ·  Sh2-105
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Crescent and a mostly rinsed out Soap Bubble, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Crescent and a mostly rinsed out Soap Bubble

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Crescent and a mostly rinsed out Soap Bubble, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Crescent and a mostly rinsed out Soap Bubble

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 10 f/4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60280 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher Coma corrector f/4

Software: Phd2  ·  Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8.8-6  ·  SharpCap 2.9  ·  Photoshop CC 2019  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker

Accessory: zwo EAF  ·  Catseye Collimation System


Dates:Aug. 4, 2021

Frames: 240x120" (8h)

Integration: 8h

Avg. Moon age: 25.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.92%


RA center: 20h12m37s.945

DEC center: +38°2031.68

Pixel scale: 0.773 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -172.204 degrees

Field radius: 0.788 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 6061x4138

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Not my best, but evening breezes and high altitude smoke from California wild fires put a damper on collecting as much data as I wanted. 

So many stars in this area make processing a challenge!

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Description: Complete reprocess to try stacking in PI, rather than DSS. I also used DBE rather than ABE which addressed the blue gradients. I think this is more naturally colored. I am slowly forcing myself to use PI more. Although I can see where it has benefits, it is a cumbersome program.

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Description: Minor touch ups and slight sharpening of nebulae.

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Crescent and a mostly rinsed out Soap Bubble, 



    
        

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