Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula
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Western Veil Nebula, NGC 6960, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
Western Veil Nebula, NGC 6960
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Western Veil Nebula, NGC 6960

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Western Veil Nebula, NGC 6960, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
Western Veil Nebula, NGC 6960
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Western Veil Nebula, NGC 6960

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph
Imaging Cameras
Atik 383L+ mono
Mounts
CEM60
Filters
Astrodon 5nm Halpha · Astrodon LRGB
Accessories
TeleVue Paracorr Type 2
Software
Pixinsight 1.8
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider
Guiding Cameras
QHY5

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 9, 2017 ·  July 25, 2017
Frames:
Astrodon 5nm Halpha: 8x600" (1h 20') -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB: 27x117" (52' 39") -10C bin 2x2
Astrodon LRGB: 8x300" (40') -15C bin 1x1
Integration:
2h 52' 39"
Avg. Moon age:
8.69 days
Avg. Moon phase:
52.92%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3527307

RA center: 20h45m41s.5

DEC center: +30°4203

Pixel scale: 1.203 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 351.629 degrees

Field radius: 0.683 degrees

Resolution: 3280x2445

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

"Reaching for the Stars" - Picture a woman reaching upwards.

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Western Veil Nebula, NGC 6960, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker