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Image of the day 09/01/2016

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    NGC6960 Witch's Broom and Pickering's Triangle, 





    
        

            Barry Wilson

    NGC6960 Witch's Broom and Pickering's Triangle

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3281x2465

    Dates:Aug. 28, 2016

    Frames:
    Astrodon 5nm Ha: 12x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon 5nm Olll: 9x1200" bin 1x1

    Integration: 7.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 25.66 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 15.99%

    Astrometry.net job: 1225936

    Locations: Home observatory, Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom

    Description

    It is easy to see why this is such a popular target with its equally strong Ha and OIII signals. This is my first time on this particular part of the Veil and I collected some of the Ha subs at the end of July and have finished off this last week with 4 hours of Ha and 3 hours of OIII, despite the odd interruptions from passing cloud. Oh and one major interruption with a dying laptop and having to spend the best part of a day migrating and installing software on a new W10 pc. Thank goodness for UK Bank Holiday sales.

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    NGC6960 Witch's Broom and Pickering's Triangle, 





    
        

            Barry Wilson

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    UK Astro-Imaging
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