Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995  ·  Network nebula  ·  Veil nebula
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A Piece of the Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
A Piece of the Veil Nebula
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A Piece of the Veil Nebula

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A Piece of the Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
A Piece of the Veil Nebula
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A Piece of the Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: AVX

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter


Dates:July 25, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x180" (24') bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 7x180" (21') bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 10x180" (30') bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 28.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 327336

RA center: 20h56m54s.10

DEC center: +31°3448

Pixel scale: 2.763 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.594 degrees

Field radius: 0.794 degrees


Resolution: 1652x1244

Description

A target of opportunity while approaching dawn. Came out much better than I expected given limited exposure time! Might have to add a second panel next month.

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A Piece of the Veil Nebula, 



    
        

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