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Contains:  Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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Bicolor Veil Nebula (Ha and OIII), 


            Eduardo Oliveira
Bicolor Veil Nebula (Ha and OIII)

Bicolor Veil Nebula (Ha and OIII)

Technical card

Resolution: 2710x2018

Dates:Aug. 2, 2016

Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 7nm 1.25": 20x300" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm 1.25": 13x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.8 hours

Darks: ~26

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 29.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.16% job: 1376040

RA center: 311.538 degrees

DEC center: 30.703 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.441 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.186 degrees

Field radius: 0.676 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Diamantina, MG, Brazil

Data source: Backyard


The image is a first attempt at capturing the Western Veil Nebula in Ha and OIII. The image suffered from a terrible Halo caused by a faulty OIII filter and my Friend Fernando Pinheiro did his best to minimize the effect. Some guiding errors also degraded somehow the image.



Eduardo Oliveira
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Bicolor Veil Nebula (Ha and OIII), 


            Eduardo Oliveira