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Contains:  Filamentary nebula, Lace-work nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg, Veil nebula
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The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus, 


            Rudolf Bumm
The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus
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The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:ASA - Astro Systeme Austria Astrograph 203 mm f2.75

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts:iOptron CEM60


Dates:July 5, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.09%

Basic astrometry details job: 1642479

RA center: 20h 47' 58"

DEC center: +30° 50' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.376 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 60.970 degrees

Field radius: 1.100 degrees

Resolution: 4596x3462

Locations: Mirasteilas observatory, Falera, Graubünden, Switzerland


The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus.
Image taken at Mirasteilas observatory, Falera, Switzerland, 1288 m.
Image done together with Jose de Queiroz, thanks for help.
Astronomik narrow band filters.
High gain (unity) 139, offs 21
Ha 35 x 180s, OIII 20 x 300s (205 min)
Ha 6 nm -> R, OIII 12 nm -> G, OIII 12 nm -> B



Rudolf Bumm
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The Western Veil Nebula in Cygnus, 


            Rudolf Bumm