Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
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Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Jari Saukkonen
Western Veil Nebula
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Western Veil Nebula

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Jari Saukkonen
Western Veil Nebula
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Western Veil Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 300mm F/2.8 L IS

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD

Mounts: iOptron ZEQ25GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service 8×50 Finderscope

Guiding cameras: ZW Optical ASI120MM

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm Ha  ·  Baader Planetarium 36mm SII  ·  Baader Planetarium 36mm OIII


Dates:Sept. 4, 2014

Frames:
Baader Planetarium 36mm Ha: 9x300" (45') -25C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium 36mm OIII: 9x300" (45') -25C
Baader Planetarium 36mm SII: 8x300" (40') -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 10'

Flats: 20

Bias: 3000

Avg. Moon age: 9.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3289333

RA center: 20h48m49s

DEC center: +31°0238

Pixel scale: 2.602 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.764 degrees

Field radius: 1.561 degrees


Resolution: 2712x3362

Data source: Traveller

Description

First light for the Trius SX-814 CCD camera.

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Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Jari Saukkonen