Contains: NGC 6995, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340, Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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NGC 6960, the Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Stellarvue SV70T

Mount: Vixen Sphinx SXP

Guiding telescope or lens: Stellarvue 50mm Guidescope

Guiding camera: ZWO ASI071MC-Cool

Software: Stark Labs NebulocityRipley PixInsight 1.8 PHD Guiding

Accessory: QHYCCD PoleMaster

Resolution: 4800x3200

Dates: July 16, 2017

Frames: 15x180"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.38% job: 1654475

RA center: 312.808 degrees

DEC center: 31.068 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.900 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.648 degrees

Field radius: 2.323 degrees


I could only get an integrated 45 minute exposure (15 x 3min) of the Veil Nebula before the clouds rolled in. Still I think enough of the nebula was captured to discern that it is likely an ancient supernova remnant.




Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6960, the Veil Nebula, PhotonCollector