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A close-up of the Crescent Nebula. NGC6888 is the expanding shell of an ancient supernova with supercharged dust particles that glow from the energy of nearby stars.
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   2350mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/10.0
Sessions:   2
Captured:   2022-06-23 to 2022-07-08
Lights:   94
Exposure:   120
Total exposure:   3 h
Ra:   20h 12m 6.0s
Dec:   +38° 20' 32.56
Size:   18.979 x 22.311 arcmin
Radius:   0.244 deg
Scale:   0.202 arcsec/pixel