Contains: NGC 6995, Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340
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NGC 6992 Eastern Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS

Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mount: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducer: Baader MPCC Mk III

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Red 2"Baader L 2''Baader Blue 2"Baader Green 2"

Accessories: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheelSeletek Armadillo

Resolution: 3331x2486

Dates: Sept. 5, 2017

Baader Blue 2": 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 21x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 9x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 13.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.30% job: 1724672

RA center: 314.023 degrees

DEC center: 31.389 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.105 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.263 degrees

Field radius: 0.638 degrees

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland


The weather's been clear for the last 5 days, what luxury. There's still one more night to come, though the moon is beginning to be bothersome.




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NGC 6992 Eastern Veil Nebula,