NGC 6888

Introduction | Map | My Best Own Photos | My Own Observations | References || Appendix: My Own Photos

On this page I collect my observations of the galactic emission nebula NGC 6888 (Crescent Nebula) in constellation Cygnus.

 

Introduction

The galactic emission nebula NGC 6888 (Crescent Nebula) in constellation Cygnus is faint and better suited to larger telescopes.

Size: 18' x 12' (Stoyan)
Distance: 6,000 light years (Stoyan)
Rating: * (Stoyan)

 

Map

The galactic emission nebula NGC 6888 (Crescent Nebula) in constellation Cygnus (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Best Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020

   

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020, photo on top processed

eVscope 2

    

NGC 6888 - Nov 2, 2022

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 2, 2022, photo left processed

Vespera

    
NGC 6888, Aug 15, 2022 - original (30 frames = 300 seconds)   NGC 6888, Aug 15, 2022 - original (45 frames = 450 seconds)
 
NGC 6888, Oct 17, 2022 - original (188 frames = 1880 seconds)   NGC 6888, Oct 17, 2022 - original (188 frames = 1880 seconds), processed

 

My Own Observations

Observations August to November 2020

Observations August to November 2022

 

References

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Appendix: My Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 6888 - Aug 20, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Aug 23, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Aug 23, 2020

   

NGC 6888 - Aug 20, 2020, processed

 

NGC 6888 - Aug 23, 2020, processed

 

NGC 6888 - Aug 23, 2020, processed

   

NGC 6888 - Aug 20, 2020, processed alternatively

 

NGC 6888 - Aug 23, 2020, processed alternatively

 

NGC 6888 - Aug 23, 2020, processed alternatively

   

Astrometry.net proves that it is NGC 6888

 

NGC 6888 - Sep 7, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Sep 7, 2020, processed

     
   

NGC 6888 - Sep 7, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Sep 7, 2020, processed

   

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020

   

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 24, 2020, photo on top processed

eVscope 2

    

NGC 6888 - Nov 2, 2022

 

NGC 6888 - Nov 2, 2022, photo left processed

Vespera

    
NGC 6888, Aug 15, 2022 - original (30 frames = 300 seconds)   NGC 6888, Aug 15, 2022 - original (45 frames = 450 seconds)
 
NGC 6888, Oct 17, 2022 - original (188 frames = 1880 seconds)   NGC 6888, Oct 17, 2022 - original (188 frames = 1880 seconds), processed