Contains: NGC 6995, Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340
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Eastern Veil Nebula in SHO ('Hubble Palette')

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ106ED

Imaging camera: QSI683wsg

Mount: Paramount MyT

Software: Adobe Photoshop 6 CSPixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon SII 5nmAstrodon OIII 5nmAstrodon Ha 5nm

Resolution: 3275x2441

Dates: Sept. 11, 2017

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 20x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 22x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 21x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 31.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.83% job: 1726271

RA center: 314.001 degrees

DEC center: 31.496 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.095 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.948 degrees

Field radius: 1.189 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, NM, United States


This is an SHO rendition of the Eastern Veil. Data were captured over many nights between June and September 2017 on the Tak106/QSI683 rig at Deep Sky West. The date given is the final date of capture.



Steve Milne

Sky plot

Sky plot


Eastern Veil Nebula in SHO ('Hubble Palette'), Steve Milne