NGC6888 Crescent nebula Sh2-105

NGC6888 Crescent nebula Sh2-105

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: NGC6888 Crescent nebula Sh2-105
Apparent RA: 20 12 06.5  Apparent Dec:+38 21 18
Constellation: Cygnus
First crack at the new season. Mainly testing out new stuff - appears that the new focuser compression ring doesn't get along well with the indent in the MPCC and tends to push the imaging train out of the focuser drawtube slightly thus the focus is all over the place. 8x1200s.

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cCaptured in Maxim, processed in Photoshop

This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

Coma Corrector Astrodon 6nm Ha 8x1200s on 200 @ F5 f.l. 1000 with Artemis 285 camera


Skywatcher 200 Newt (upgraded with OO Hilux secondary)
Baader Focuser
Homemade focus motor
Homemade filterwheel / OAG combo with Lodestar guide camera
Artemis 285 CCD camera
Homemade Telescope mount

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK

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