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

Technical card

Resolution: 4630x3534

Dates:May 31, 2019June 1, 2019

Baader Ha 3.5 nm: 39x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8.5 nm 1.25": 16x180" bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8.5 nm 1.25": 15x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader SII 8nm 1.25": 20x180" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 27.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2723615

RA center: 20h 46' 3"

DEC center: +30° 39' 32"

Pixel scale: 0.779 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 111.247 degrees

Field radius: 0.630

Data source: Backyard


Part of the Veil Nebula..some call it the broomstick.
It`s a great area,and a good test to learn in Pixinsight.

p.s. The collimation of the newton is much better now,cost some time to get to it.

p.s. it`s my first Top Pick ..thanks for the team for that.



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NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula,