NGC6888 – Crescent Nebula

The Crescent Nebula, NGC 6888, in a wide-field setting with lots of surrounding nebulosity.

This is a pure narrow-band composite based on (18,16,15) frames for Ha, OIII, and SII with 1800sec each, taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory. The different versions below represent different color mappings, otherwise the processing is pretty basic.

Crescent_2016-06-18_HOS_18+16+15x1800sec_v2 Crescent_2016-06-18_HOS_18+16+15x1800sec_v3 Crescent_2016-06-18_HOS_18+16+15x1800sec_v1

Exposure: HOS, (18,16,15) x 1800sec Date: 2016-6-1…2016-6-17
Setup: Takahashi FSQ106 EDXIII with QSI 683WSG-8 Site: Deep Sky West Observatory, NM, USA

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