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Contains:  Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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NGC 6960 - The Witch's Broom Nebula, 


            Yannick Akar
NGC 6960 - The Witch's Broom Nebula

NGC 6960 - The Witch's Broom Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4121x2927

Dates:Sept. 9, 2018Sept. 16, 2018Sept. 17, 2018Sept. 26, 2018

Astronomik H Alpha 6 nm 1.25": 161x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik O III 6nm 1,25": 153x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.7 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 15.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.62% job: 2490656

RA center: 311.938 degrees

DEC center: 30.503 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.392 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.781 degrees

Field radius: 0.977 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard


The editing of this object took me ages to get a result that I'm satisfied with. Anyways I hope you enjoy my version of the Witch's Broom Nebula.



Yannick Akar
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6960 - The Witch's Broom Nebula, 


            Yannick Akar