Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
Witches Broom (NGC6960) and Pickering's Triangle (NGC6979), 



    
        

            Jeff Clayton
Witches Broom (NGC6960) and Pickering's Triangle (NGC6979)
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Witches Broom (NGC6960) and Pickering's Triangle (NGC6979)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: QHY8L OSC

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Small Refractors

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools  ·  StarTools64  ·  Nebulosity 3.1  ·  EZCap  ·  Photo Shop

Accessory: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical focuser mini 50mm guide scope


Dates:Sept. 24, 2014

Frames: 8x600"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.05%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 374139

RA center: 20h 47' 39"

DEC center: +30° 52' 48"

Pixel scale: 3.358 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.696 degrees

Field radius: 1.154 degrees


Resolution: 620x432

Description

Taken at Bald mountain Pass in the High Uintah Mountains. This one for some reason was very difficult to process. another in my first set of 10 minute exposure images.

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Witches Broom (NGC6960) and Pickering's Triangle (NGC6979), 



    
        

            Jeff Clayton