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Contains:  NGC 6995, Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340
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East Veil Nebula, HOO, 


            Stephen Garretson
East Veil Nebula, HOO

East Veil Nebula, HOO

Technical card

Resolution: 2611x1882

Dates:Oct. 26, 2018Oct. 29, 2018

Baader 3.5nm Ha filter, 2": 40x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader 8.5nm OIII filter, 2": 32x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~15

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 18.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 2338914

RA center: 314.023 degrees

DEC center: 31.423 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.742 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.681 degrees

Field radius: 0.779 degrees

Locations: Beevo Dome [home observatory], Louisville, CO, United States

Data source: Backyard


Part of the large Cygnus Loop SNR, East Veil frames nicely in my WO 132. I used different stars to center the target for Ha [GSC 2688, 1037] and OIII [GSC 2688, 2423]. The difference has to do with the side of the Meridian on which images were captured; Ha both sides; OIII just one side.



Stephen Garretson
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East Veil Nebula, HOO, 


            Stephen Garretson