[back] NGC 6888 (Crescent Nebula) in Cygnus [NED]

Higher resolved image / höher aufgelöstes Bild   (3000 x 2025 Pixel)

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About this Image / Über dieses Bild

Image Type, Orientation: L-Ha(6nm)-OIII-RGB Composite, North is at 10:30h
Exposure time: L: 8x900 sec., Ha: 22x900 sec., OIII: 13x900 sec., R,G,B: 4x900 sec., all 1x1 bin (13.75h total)
Exposure date: August 22nd – September 4th 2008
Location: Skinakas Observatory at Crete, Greece, remote-controlled from Weisenheim am Berg/Much/Bad Arolsen, Germany
Filter: SBIG 2" LRGB filter set for STL + Astronomik
6nm Ha, 12nm OIII filter
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus (f=4940 mm)
Photographer: Volker Wendel, Stefan Binnewies, Josef Pöpsel
Seeing (FWHM): ~1.3"


A primary focus image of the Crescent Nebula can be found here.

Image editing of the image above was done by Volker Wendel.



Eine Primärfokus-Aufnahme des Crescent-Nebels befindet sich hier.

Die Bildbearbeitung für das Bild oben übernahm Volker Wendel.

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