Contains:NGC 6995, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340, Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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Veil Nebula, 




    

        Rick Burke
Veil Nebula

Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Jaegers Rich Field

Imaging camera:Canon 5D Mark II

Mount:Sky-Watcher HEQ5PRO

Guiding telescope or lens:NA 60 mm guidescope

Guiding camera:KWIQ guider 60mm Guider

Focal reducer:Stellarvue SFF3-25 Large Field Flattener

Software:NebulosityPixInsight 1.8 RipleyDSS

Resolution: 5595x3555

Dates: July 7, 2018

Frames: 24x300"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.78%

Astrometry.net job: 2148862

RA center: 312.930 degrees

DEC center: 31.115 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.158 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 220.626 degrees

Field radius: 1.987 degrees

Locations: KW-RASC Darksky Site, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Data source: Traveller

Description

The veil nebula. This is taken with my recently refurbished 5" Jaegers f5 refractor. The lens is war surplus (circa 1940s). It was originally a glued lens but the glue went milky after many decades. The elements were separated and it is now an oil spaced objective. The entire tube assembly has been rebuilt. Custom lens cell, custom tube, baffling. Moonlite 2.5" focuser and a Stellarvue 2.5" field flattener. It used to have vignetting issues and a usable field of view of approximately 2.5 degrees horizontally. Now the field of view is pushing 4 degrees and stars are round right to the edges. And it takes awesome photos...

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Veil Nebula, 




    

        Rick Burke