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".

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 80EDT CF APO
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS Rebel XS
Mounts
iOptron zeq25
Filters
CLS CCD
Accessories
QHYCCD Polemaster · Orion Star Shoot Auto Guider magnificent mini guide scope · Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors
Software
Backyard EOS, PHD2, Startools, GIMP Backyard EOS 3.1.2

Acquisition details

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