DAVE MASON   ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY
NGC 6888 CRESCENT NEBULA

The Crescent Nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, about 5000 light-years away from Earth.
The Crescent Nebula, is a cosmic bubble about 25 light-years across, blown by winds from its central, bright, massive star.

Technical info:
TS 80mm f6 APO triplet refractor -
Canon 40D + IDAS LPS2 (light pollution) filter - exposure 35 x 300sec ~2 1/2 hours
Canon 40D mono (bayer matrix removal) + 12nm Ha filter. Exposure: 34 x 600sec ~5 1/2 hours. Total integration: 8 hours

 

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