NGC6888 - the Crescent Nebula
NGC6888 - the Crescent Nebula
  • Description: NGC6888 - the Crescent Nebula in Cygnus. This picture is a digital composite. The original colour image was taken with film and a dry-ice camera, a filtered CCD image was added to enhance detail. The original CCD image can be seen here.

    Film Image:
  • Camera: Canda Technologies cold camera
  • Filter: Lumicon Deep Sky
  • Scope: 8" f6 Newtonian
  • Film: Kodak Royal Gold 400
  • Exposure: 45 minutes
  • Location: near Caroline, Alberta
  • Date: September 4, 1994

    CCD Image:
  • Camera: SBIG ST-8XE at -15C
  • Filter: Schuler 10nm hydrogen-alpha
  • Scope: Takahashi FSQ-106N
  • Mount: Losmandy G-11
  • Exposure: 3 x 30 minutes.
  • Location: Mt. Kobau B.C.
  • Date: August 2, 2005
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