Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888)
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Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Nebula Cygnus 20h12.0 38°20' 20' x 10' 7.4 5,000 ly

The Crescent Nebula (also known as NGC 6888, Caldwell 27, Sharpless 105) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, about 5000 light years away.

 

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
June 27, 2002 Centurion
18"
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP