Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995  ·  Network nebula  ·  Veil nebula
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Hyperstar Veil

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Hyperstar Veil

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 1, 2010
Frames:
Integration:
0″
Avg. Moon age:
19.36 days
Avg. Moon phase:
77.98%

RA center: 20h56m19s.4

DEC center: +31°2627

Pixel scale: 1.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.012 degrees

Field radius: 0.770 degrees

Resolution: 1903x2842

File size: 4.7 MB

Locations: Barred Owl Observatory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Description

The Veil Nebula is a supernova remnant in the constellation Cygnus. This is the eastern part of the nebula and is taken in LRGB light.

Taken 20100701

Telescope:

  Celestron Edge HD 14"

  Hyperstar 3 adapter

Mount:

  Celestron CGE Pro

Camera:

  QSI 583ws

Filters:

  Astrodon LRGB

Guiding:

  Celestron Onyx80EDF

  Lumenera Skynyx 2.0m

  MetaGuide

Exposures:

  22x120s L

  12x120s RGB

Notes:

Some improvements to the star diffraction spikes with "single-ended" vanes. Thanks to Stephen M for the suggestion.

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