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Contains:  IC 1340, NGC 6992, NGC 6995, Network nebula, Veil nebula
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The Eastern Veil (NGC6992, NGC6995), 


            Kees Scherer
The Eastern Veil (NGC6992, NGC6995)
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The Eastern Veil (NGC6992, NGC6995)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 100 Esprit APO F5.5

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono

Mount:10Micron GM2000HPS II

Software:PixInsight 1.8Astro Pixel Processor


Accessory:ScopeDome 2M

Resolution: 4511x2538

Dates:May 16, 2018

B: 44x300" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 42x300" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 43x300" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 10.8 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~26

Flat darks: 0

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 1.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.41%

Basic astrometry details job: 3249967

RA center: 20h 56' 14"

DEC center: +31° 26' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.109 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.176 degrees

Field radius: 0.797 degrees

Locations: Knight Observatory,Quinta Castelo Novo, Serra de Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard


This is a crop from the first of 2 panels for a Veil mosaic, In APP i used the 2 x Drizzle option to show more detail and that worked fine. I also only used Pure RGB calibrated with PhotometricColorCalibration followed by a Arcsinh stretch, Histogram stretch and an inverse starmasked unsharp mask.



Kees Scherer
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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The Eastern Veil (NGC6992, NGC6995), 


            Kees Scherer

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