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Crescent Nebula, BiColor

NGC 6888 BiColor

The Crescent nebula (center) is a bubble of ionized gas formed by a Wolf-Rayet (or WR) star. WR stars are huge short lived stars that lose mass as they age, many ending in spectacular supernovae. The gas surrounding the Crescent is part of a huge hydrogen rich area of the milky way around the constellation of Cygnus.

I got a new camera!! After working out some issues in SGP I finally got a little data, but the ZWO cam preformed amazingly with such short integration.

Captured on: June 16, 2017

Gear:
Canon 200mm F/2.8L w/ 2x, 400mm F/7.1
ZWO ASI 1600mm-C
ZWO EFW-8
ZWO filters
iOptron ZEQ25gt
Orion SSAG

Acquisition:
Red: ZWO 7nm Ha filter (1.25′)
15x240s, -10C, Gain 200, Offset 50
Green: False
Blue: ZWO 7nm OIII filter(1.25″)
12x300s, -10C, Unity Gain

Software:
PS, DSS, PHD2, SGP

Thanks for looking!