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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

Technical card

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

Baader Planetarium 36mm Ha: 9x300" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium 36mm OIII: 9x300" -25C
Baader Planetarium 36mm SII: 8x300" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~3000

Avg. Moon age: 9.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.13%

Basic astrometry details job: 3289333

RA center: 20h 48' 49"

DEC center: +31° 2' 38"

Pixel scale: 2.602 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.764 degrees

Field radius: 1.561 degrees

Resolution: 2712x3362

Data source: Traveller


First light for the Trius SX-814 CCD camera.



Jari Saukkonen
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Western Veil Nebula, 


            Jari Saukkonen