NGC6888 crescent nebula in cygnus

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Jay Bird

Devon uk

Scope: Skywatcher ED80 mount: NEQ6 imaging camera: canon 350D baader mod
guided using a skywatcher OAG with a ZWO ASI120MC AND PhD2
Filter astronomik CLS-clip in.
Stacking in deep sky stacker – processed in Photoshop CS6.

Exposure details: 15 x 600s, ISO1600

The crescent nebula has long been a favourite of mine since seeing it in an issue of Sky at Night in narrowband, and acquiring a good EQ mount gave me the opportunity to capture this faint object properly. Looking at this emission nebula always reminded of a cosmic jellyfish. :)

2015-05-30T00:00:00

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