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This area of diffuse nebulosity is also known as the Crescent Nebula. This region lies approximately 5,000 light years from Earth.

240 minutes of exposure time through Hydrogen-Alpha filter, 1x1 binning.

Five minute sub-frames.



Image acquired using SBIG St-10XME camera with Astronomik Ha filter through modified Orion Express 80mm telescope.

Ngc 6888 in Cygnus

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