Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
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The Western Veil and Pickering's Triangle, 



    
        

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The Western Veil and Pickering's Triangle
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The Western Veil and Pickering's Triangle

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106N

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF-8300M

Mounts: Mountain Instruments MI-250

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106N

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pier Tech Telestation 2  ·  Foster Systems Astro Alert  ·  Foster Systems AstroMC

Filters: Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Blue  ·  Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Green  ·  Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Red

Accessory: SBIG OAG-8300  ·  SBIG Filter Wheel FW8-8300  ·  Moonlite CF 2" focuser with high resolution stepper  ·  RIGELSYS USB-nSTEP Focuser


Dates:Sept. 6, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Blue: 8x600" (1h 20') -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Green: 15x600" (2h 30') -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Red: 15x600" (2h 30') -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 6h 20'

Darks: 15

Flats: 25

Bias: 50

Avg. Moon age: 4.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.12%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1230435

RA center: 20h 47' 40"

DEC center: +31° 2' 45"

Pixel scale: 2.099 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.806 degrees

Field radius: 1.155 degrees


Resolution: 620x884

Description

First full image from the Bone Yard 2!

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The Western Veil and Pickering's Triangle, 



    
        

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