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NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Frank Schmitz
NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula
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NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula

NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Frank Schmitz
NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula
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NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 6" f/4 Imaging Newtonian Telescope

Imaging cameras: Canon 1000Da modded

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics Deluxe 50 mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ALccd / QHYCCD ALccd/QHY 5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mark II

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS D1


Dates:Aug. 28, 2017

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS D1: 20x300" (1h 40') ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 40'

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 6.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.00%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 24.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1707586

RA center: 20h 46' 58"

DEC center: +30° 39' 32"

Pixel scale: 1.609 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.107 degrees

Field radius: 1.061 degrees


Resolution: 3950x2629

Locations: Home, Odenthal, Deutschland, Germany

Description

This is the first part of my mosaic I am attempting on the Veil Nebula. I had some subs from a couple of days but the transparency was too bad so I decided to post this first part of the mosaic.

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NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Frank Schmitz

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