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



    
        

            Scott Davis
NGC 6960 (Ha + O3 + RGB)
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NGC 6960 (Ha + O3 + RGB)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED102 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS Rebel T3i

Mounts: Celestron CGEM Hypertuned

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech AT2FF

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Scott Davis AAPPS

Filters: Astronomik 6nm Ha Clip-In Filter  ·  Astronomik 12nm OIII Clip-In Filter  ·  One-Shot Color

Accessory: Robofocus  ·  Home Made Peltier Cooler for T3i


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

Frames:
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


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 310868

RA center: 20h 46' 34"

DEC center: +30° 28' 22"

Pixel scale: 2.105 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.722 degrees

Field radius: 1.040 degrees


Resolution: 3000x1910

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

Description

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.

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Scott Davis
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NGC 6960 (Ha + O3 + RGB), 



    
        

            Scott Davis