Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995
NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell
NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula
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NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula

NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell
NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula
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NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron EdgeHD 1100
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO
Mounts
Software Bisque Paramount MYT
Filters
Baader Highspeed 2" SII filter · Baader Highspeed 2" OIII filter · Baader Highspeed 2" H-alpha filter
Accessories
Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser · Starizona Hyperstar
Software
Adobe Photoshop CC 2020 · PixInsight · PHD2 · Topaz Labs DeNoise AI · Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope with 1.25" Helical Focuser
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 9, 2020
Frames:
107x300" (8h 55')
Integration:
8h 55'
Avg. Moon age:
19.00 days
Avg. Moon phase:
81.03%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3669579

RA center: 20h56m11s.0

DEC center: +31°1904

Pixel scale: 1.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 30.242 degrees

Field radius: 1.078 degrees

Resolution: 4460x3328

Locations: Home, Mesa, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC6992). It is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It's part of the Cygnus Loop, which is a supernova remnant. This is approximately 2,400 light-years from Earth.

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NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell