Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula
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NGC  6960, the Western Veil Nebula, the "Witch's Broom"., 



    
        

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NGC  6960, the Western Veil Nebula, the "Witch's Broom".
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NGC 6960, the Western Veil Nebula, the "Witch's Broom".

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NGC  6960, the Western Veil Nebula, the "Witch's Broom"., 



    
        

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NGC  6960, the Western Veil Nebula, the "Witch's Broom".
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NGC 6960, the Western Veil Nebula, the "Witch's Broom".

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 80EDT CF APO

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS Rebel XS

Mounts: iOptron zeq25

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors

Software: Backyard EOS, PHD2, Startools, GIMP Backyard EOS 3.1.2

Filters: CLS CCD

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  Orion Star Shoot Auto Guider magnificent mini guide scope


Dates:Nov. 9, 2016

Frames: 31x240" (2h 4')

Integration: 2h 4'

Avg. Moon age: 9.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.60%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3574207

RA center: 20h45m45s.4

DEC center: +30°4326

Pixel scale: 2.238 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.445 degrees

Field radius: 0.997 degrees


Resolution: 2691x1746

Locations: My back deck, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Data source: Backyard

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NGC  6960, the Western Veil Nebula, the "Witch's Broom"., 



    
        

            nhw512