Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995  ·  Network nebula  ·  Veil nebula
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Eastern Veil (NGC 6992), 


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Eastern Veil (NGC 6992)
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Eastern Veil (NGC 6992)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO ES 127 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon T6i

Mounts: Mountain Instruments MI-250

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 0.7 Reducer/Flattener ES Flattener

Software: PixInsight  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Roof  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Dates:May 25, 2017June 17, 2017June 20, 2017June 21, 2017June 22, 2017June 23, 2017June 29, 2017

Frames: 118x600" ISO1600

Integration: 19.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.80%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1675971

RA center: 20h 56' 15"

DEC center: +31° 22' 58"

Pixel scale: 4.749 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 43.053 degrees

Field radius: 1.138 degrees

Resolution: 1440x951

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States


The eastern part of the Veil Nebula shot over a period from 5/25-6/29 with a modified Canon T6i. I still love the challenge of getting a ton of time on a modified DSLR just to see what it can get. Not bad at all.



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Eastern Veil (NGC 6992), 


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