Contains: NGC 6995, Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340
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Eastern Veil Nebula, NGC 6992, Hubble Palette with NAOA Luminosity

Technical card

Resolution: 2800x4008

Dates: June 25, 2011June 13, 2013

Astrodon 5nm H-alpha: 22x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Olll: 8x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Sll: 8x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 13.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.69% job: 462876

RA center: 313.983 degrees

DEC center: 31.370 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.332 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.624 degrees

Field radius: 0.904 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


This is a combination of the color tone map from an earlier post ( and a gray-scale version of the Cygnus Loop from NAOA ( as the luminosity layer. Credit T. A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF.



Eric Coles (coles44)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Eastern Veil Nebula, NGC 6992, Hubble Palette with NAOA Luminosity, Eric Coles (coles44)