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Attempt at NGC 6888 (Crescent Nebula)

NGC 6888 - the Crescent Nebula in Ha.

Last Sunday I had a rare opening in the UK’s rather wet summer weather so I set up my new kit and sequenced a night on NGC 6888; the Crescent Nebula. We are just past the summer solstice here in … Continue reading

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IC 1396 – The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula in Ha Narrowband

Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Ha

IC 1396, known as the Elephant’s Trunk nebula, is an ionised gaseous region located in Cepheus. It is around 2,400 light years away and the main ‘trunk’ is around 20 light years in length. The nebula is best imaged in … Continue reading

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