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Contains:  Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus, 


            Rudolf Bumm
The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus

The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA - Astro Systeme Austria Astrograph 203 mm f2.75

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mount:iOptron CEM60


Resolution: 4596x3462

Dates:July 5, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.09% job: 1642479

RA center: 311.994 degrees

DEC center: 30.849 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.376 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 119.030 degrees

Field radius: 1.100 degrees

Locations: Mirasteilas observatory, Falera, Graubünden, Switzerland


The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus.
Image taken at Mirasteilas observatory, Falera, Switzerland, 1288 m.
Image done together with Jose de Queiroz, thanks for help.
Astronomik narrow band filters.
High gain (unity) 139, offs 21
Ha 35 x 180s, OIII 20 x 300s (205 min)
Ha 6 nm -> R, OIII 12 nm -> G, OIII 12 nm -> B



Rudolf Bumm
License: None (All rights reserved)

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The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus, 


            Rudolf Bumm