NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula

NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula

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Object: NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula Constellation Cygnus

Distance: 5000 Light Years

Date(s) Taken: August 13 through September 14, 2009

Telescope: Orion XT - 12 and Televue Paracorr

Focal Length: 1720 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Resolution: 0.89 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 23.7 hours total duration

23 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

20 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

20 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

22 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

19 Hydrogen Alpha (656 nm) - 30 minute Images Binned 1x1

Image Utilization: 63%

 

 

 

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