The Crescent Nebula | Howard Bower

Howard Bower
Location of photo
McCordsville, Indiana
Date/Time of photo
August 6-8, 2010
Imaging Telescope; Takahashi FSQ106ED Guide Scope: Takahashi FS60CB Autoguider: SBIG SG-4 Mounting: AP Mach 1 GTO Camera: QSI583ws 3nm Ha Filter: Astrodon Image Capture - Maxim DL processed in CCDStack & PS CS3
The Crescent Nebula shown in Constellation Cygnus. The image is a composite of 25-10 minute exposures using a 3nm Ha filter. It was colorized using Noel Carboni's astronomy tools in Adobe Photoshop CS3.