The Crescent Nebula, NGC 6888

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The Crescent Nebula, NGC 6888, is located some 5,000 light-years away from Earth.

It is surrounded by huge clouds of gas and dust in the constellation of Cygnus. NGC 6888’s central star is classified as a Wolf-Rayet star (WR 136). This star will become a supernovae in the near future.

To capture this image I used Hα and [OIII] narrow band filters in order to capture the faint details of this amazing deep sky structure.

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Description

Image Details

Hα: 126×300″
[OIII]: 50×300″
L: 40×120″
RGB: (20×120″)x3

All images at 120Gain -15ºC bin2
Calibrated with 50 flats, 50 darks, 50 bias

Total exposure: 18h

Average darkness: 21 mag/arcsec2

Image resolution: 2.12”/pixel

Equipment

FSQ85ED telescope

Mesu200 mount

ASI294MM Pro camera with ZWO EFW 8 pos

Guiding with ASI174MC and ZWO OAG

Baader filters

Software

SGP, PHD2, APP, PIX, LR, PS, TPZ.

Aleix Roig, July 2021.
Prades (Tarragona, Catalonia – Spain).

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Image use

Non-commercial use, Commercial Use