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Contains:  Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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Veil Nebula (Ngc 6960), 


            Zoltán Bach
Veil Nebula (Ngc 6960)

Veil Nebula (Ngc 6960)

Technical card

Resolution: 1800x1428

Dates:Aug. 9, 2018

Frames: 117x600"

Integration: 19.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.54% job: 2252126

RA center: 311.558 degrees

DEC center: 30.664 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.891 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 244.961 degrees

Field radius: 0.603 degrees

Locations: Mount Whitney, Ágasvár, Hungary

Data source: Traveller


The picture was made with the so-called bicolor method. The detail of the fog was captured with narrow-band filters, while using the normal RGB technique for the true colors of the stars. Thus, the photo depicts the Fog Veil with the closest colors to reality



Zoltán Bach
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Veil Nebula (Ngc 6960), 


            Zoltán Bach