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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ mono

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon 5nm Halpha  ·  Astrodon LRGB

Accessory: TeleVue Paracorr Type 2


Dates:July 9, 2017July 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