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Contains:  NGC 6995, Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340
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The Eastern Veil Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4600x3702

Dates:Sept. 16, 2018Sept. 18, 2018

Baader Planetarium Ha 31mm 7nm: 60x180" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium O III 8,5nm: 60x180" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 7.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 14.00 job: 2268427

RA center: 20h 55' 56"

DEC center: +31° 24' 50"

Pixel scale: 0.963 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.217 degrees

Field radius: 0.790

Locations: Home, Odenthal, Deutschland, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Here's my attempt on the Eastern Veil Nebula. It is bang over my head when I start imaging and I probably suffered from image shift. Stars are not as round as they could ... my old "getting all things right" problem ;) Hope you like it!



Frank Schmitz


Sky plot

Sky plot


The Eastern Veil Nebula, 


            Frank Schmitz