Crescent Nebula with 8 inch Click on photo to return to 'Diffuse Nebulae' Home
Crescent Nebula NGC 6888
Other description: Nebula.
Dreyer description: Faint, very large, very moderately extended, double star attached.
RA: 20h 12m 00.0s Dec: +38°21'00" (Epoch 2000)
Rise: 16:48 Transit: 01:35 Set: 10:25
TELESCOPE: 8" Newtonian F/5
CAMERA: 'SBIG' ST-8XE & CFW8 color filter wheel
CAMERA TEMP: Temp. = -16 C
Processing: MaxIm; DDP, align, color combine; PhotoImpact; final touchup