NGC 6888 - The Crescent Nebula
Planetary nebula in Cygnus, surrounding a Wolf-Rayet star.
A planetary nebula is a shell of gas that has been shed by a star late in its lifetime.
Magnitude: 10, Surface Brightness: 15.49, Dimension: 20'x
10', RA: 20h 12m 9s, Dec: +38 20' 9"
|Optics||Celestron 80ED @ f/7.5, guided with an 8" LX200 Classic @ f/5.9|
|Camera||Starlight Xpress MX7-C|
|Exposure||20 - 6 minute exposures|
|Processing||Acquired in AstroArt3, Deconvolution, DDP. , final work in Photoshop7|
|Location||Elk Grove, CA|
|Notes||Seeing and transparency average. First image with the new 80ED. Could really use 10 minute exposures, and possibly an LPR filter. Ha filter would be the best, if I had one.|