Crescent Nebula NGC 6888

Crescent Nebula

Name: NGC 6888
Alternate Names: Caldwell 27, SH2-105, Crescent Nebula
Constellation: Cygnus
Distance: 5,000 Light Years
Magnitude: 7.4
Size: 18 x 12 Arc Minutes
Type: Emission Nebula
Discovered: William Herschel September 15, 1835

Telescope: Televue NP101
Camera: QSI 683
Mount: Astro-Physics AP900
Exposure: Ha= 26×1200 Seconds

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