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Contains:  Filamentary nebula, Lace-work nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg, Veil nebula
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Witch Broom in the Veil, 


Witch Broom in the Veil
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Witch Broom in the Veil

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II WO71ii

Imaging cameras: MORAVIAN G3-16200

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm CCD Imaging Guide Scope

Software: Celestron CPWI  ·  PHD Labs PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro Photography Tool - APT APT - Astro Photography Tool v3.31

Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm

Dates:Sept. 24, 2018

Astrodon Ha 3nm: 13x1200" -30C bin 1x1
Baader O3 8nm: 23x1200" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2587750

RA center: 20h 47' 47"

DEC center: +30° 40' 26"

Pixel scale: 3.572 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.856 degrees

Field radius: 2.170 degrees

Resolution: 3582x2511

Locations: Shoreham-by-sea, Shoreham-by-sea, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


This is one of my first narrowband images. I used a synthetic HOO colour combination through PixelMath in PI and although unusual, I'm quite happy with the result.



License: Attribution Creative Commons

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