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Contains:  NGC 6995, Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340
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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992), 


Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992)

Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion 102 ED

Imaging camera:QSI 660 WS

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 102 ED

Guiding camera:Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Software:Cyanogen MaxIm DL Pro 5Photoshop CS6Stark Labs PHD2 v2.3.1

Filters:Ha 3nmOIII 3nm

Accessory:Orion Thin Off-Axis Guider (TOAG)

Resolution: 1379x1059

Dates:Sept. 5, 2015

Ha 3nm: 4x600" -15C bin 2x2
OIII 3nm: 6x600" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~5

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Temperature: 20.00 job: 773236

RA center: 314.145 degrees

DEC center: 31.558 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.621 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.722 degrees

Field radius: 0.633 degrees


Eastern Veil Nebula shot in Ha/OIII bi-color. Ha is red and OIII is blue. Images acquired and combined with Maxim DL. Colors added and standard image processing applied with Photoshop CS3.



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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992),