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

Software: DeepSkyStacker

Resolution: 2940x2099

Dates: July 15, 2015

Frames: 84x300"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.33% job: 699799

RA center: 311.713 degrees

DEC center: 30.518 degrees

Pixel scale: 10.104 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 115.079 degrees

Field radius: 5.071 degrees


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!




Sky plot

Sky plot


Veil Nebula from Villanueva del Conde (Spain),