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Contains:  Filamentary nebula, IC 1340, Lace-work nebula, NGC 6940, NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6995, Network nebula, The star 31Vul, The star 32Vul, The star 49Cyg, The star 52Cyg, The star Gienah (εCyg), Veil nebula
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Veil Nebula from Villanueva del Conde (Spain), 


Veil Nebula from Villanueva del Conde (Spain)
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Veil Nebula from Villanueva del Conde (Spain)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.5 (Pre-AI)

Imaging camera:Nikon D7000


Dates:July 15, 2015

Frames: 84x300"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.33%

Basic astrometry details job: 699799

RA center: 20h 46' 51"

DEC center: +30° 31' 4"

Pixel scale: 10.104 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 115.079 degrees

Field radius: 5.071 degrees

Resolution: 2940x2099

Data source: Traveller


Imaged while on holiday at the friendly astronomy guesthouse 'Caño Chico' in Villanueva del Conde, Spain.
I used the local SkyViewPro mount with an improvised fitting for the Nikon D7000. Thanks to the absence of light pollution I could shoot 300sec raw images without filter.
The sky over there is really good, the picture doesn't do it justice. I saw more of the Veil nebula in the owner's 500mm Dobsonian than is visible on the photo!



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Veil Nebula from Villanueva del Conde (Spain),