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Contains:  Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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NGC 6960 (Ha + O3 + RGB), 


            Scott Davis
NGC 6960 (Ha + O3 + RGB)

NGC 6960 (Ha + O3 + RGB)

Technical card

Resolution: 3000x1910

Dates:May 28, 2014June 22, 2014June 24, 2014June 26, 2014June 29, 2014June 30, 2014July 1, 2014

Astronomik 12nm OIII Clip-In Filter: 264x180" ISO1600 bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm Ha Clip-In Filter: 152x300" ISO1600 bin 1x1
One-Shot Color: 62x150" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 28.4 hours

Darks: ~24

Flats: ~48

Flat darks: ~48

Bias: ~48

Avg. Moon age: 16.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.47%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.29 job: 310868

RA center: 311.642 degrees

DEC center: 30.473 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.105 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.722 degrees

Field radius: 1.040 degrees

Locations: My Backyard, Clovis, California, United States; Courtright Reservoir, Shaver Lake, California, United States


The beautiful western veil nebula. RGB data acquired from Courtright Reservoir (very dark sky site). Narrowband data acquired from my backyard in light-polluted Clovis, California.



Scott Davis
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6960 (Ha + O3 + RGB), 


            Scott Davis