Contains: Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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A dusty Veil

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: TecnoSky APO Triplet 130/900

Imaging camera: Canon EOS 450D Baader mod

Mount: 10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera: Lodestar

Software: photoshopAstroart

Resolution: 4290x2856

Dates: Oct. 28, 2016

Frames: 27x600"

Integration: 4.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.46% job: 1493335

RA center: 311.581 degrees

DEC center: 30.712 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.168 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.279 degrees

Field radius: 0.836 degrees

Locations: Saint Barthelemy, Nus, AO, Italy


******** ENGLISH - 270 minutes exposure on the Veil Nebula around 52 Cyg. APO 130 mm f/7, Canon 450 Baader. The two images are slightly different postprocessing of the same data. Please note the cosmic "dust", only present in front of the "bow shock" arc. Bortle 3.

********* ITALIANO - 270 minuti di posa sulla nebulosa Velo, attorno a 52 Cyg. APO 130 mm f/7, Canon 450 Baader. Le due immagini sono elaborazioni leggermente diverse degli stessi dati. Si nota come il fronte d'onda abbia "spazzato" le polveri cosmiche, presenti solo "fuori". Bortle 3.



Luigi Fontana



A bit different post processing - Un'elaborazione un po' diversa.


New version, processed with PixInsight, under the guide of Edoardo Radice . Nuova versione, elaborata con PixInsight sotto la guida di Edoardo Radice .

Sky plot

Sky plot


A dusty Veil, 


        Luigi Fontana