Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
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Western Veil Nebula, 


            Paul May
Western Veil Nebula
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Western Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tele Vue NP 101

Imaging cameras: Canon T2i, Baader Modified dslr

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G Orion Atlas Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Tele Vue NP 101

Focal reducers: Televue .8 focal reducer / field flattener .8x focal reducer

Software: Photoshop CC 2015  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  Backyard EOS 3.1  ·  Images Plus 6.5

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2064743

RA center: 20h 46' 52"

DEC center: +30° 52' 22"

Pixel scale: 6.788 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.520 degrees

Field radius: 1.465 degrees

Resolution: 1353x765

Data source: Unknown


Western Veil: Witch's Broom and Pickering's Triangle. This image was recently reprocessed using PixInsight, Image Plus, and Photoshop. Equipment Used: Baader modified canon t2i camera,
Tele Vue NP 101 with .8 Focal reducer. Orion Atlas EQ mount, Orion SSAG with Orion 50mm mini scope. APT used for data acquisition, and PHD2 for autoguiding.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Western Veil Nebula, 


            Paul May