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


            Norman Tajudin
Veil Nebula
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Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT111EDT

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9 mono

Mounts: Celestron CGE GPS

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Mini Borg 50

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot AutoGuider (SSAG)

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech Field Flattener

Software: Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.X  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Baader SII 8nm  ·  Baader OIII 8.5nm  ·  Ha 7nm

Accessory: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheel

Dates:Sept. 20, 2014Sept. 21, 2014

Ha 7nm: 10x600" (gain: 20.00) -30C bin 2x2
Baader OIII 8.5nm: 10x600" (gain: 20.00) -30C bin 2x2

Integration: 3.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 26.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.74%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 370307

RA center: 20h 46' 44"

DEC center: +30° 38' 20"

Orientation: 81.314 degrees

Field radius: 0.807 degrees

Resolution: 620x457

Locations: Home, Huntington Beach, CA, United States


This is a work in progress. First image is the Ha channel. The second image is a bi-color rendition using Ha and OIII (R=Ha, G=45% Ha+55% OIII, B=OIII).



  • Veil Nebula, 


            Norman Tajudin
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    Veil Nebula, 


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Sky plot

Sky plot


Veil Nebula, 


            Norman Tajudin