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
A good three hours in the Crescent Nebula region (NGC 6888, Sharpless Sh 105, sh2-105) last night. Unfortunately I think the focus is a bit soft, but my first decent result with the new Astrodon 3nm Ha filter. Just stacked and stretched, no further processing.

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cCaptured and processed in Maxim

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

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

Coma Corrector Astrodon 3nm Ha 13x1200s 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

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