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Contains:  52 Cyg, Filamentary nebula, Lace-work nebula, NGC 6960, NGC6960, The star 52Cyg, Veil nebula
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The Veil Nebula - NGC6960, 


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The Veil Nebula - NGC6960

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TPO 8" f/8 Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC Cooled

Mounts: CGE Pro

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Russell Croman GradientXTermintor  ·  Optec FocusLock (for ONAG)  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: Optec TCF-S Focuser  ·  Innovations Foresight On-axis guider

Dates:July 7, 2019

Frames: 85x120" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 5.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.32%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 18.63 job: 2801646

RA center: 20h 45' 39"

DEC center: +30° 43' 10"

Pixel scale: 0.589 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -81.629 degrees

Field radius: 0.403 degrees

Resolution: 4082x2745

Locations: Home Observatory - Vickburg, Vicksburg, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


This started as a quick test subject for my RC collimation efforts. But the first frame looked decent at 120s and I was getting tired to do more collimation tweaks. So I loaded up a sequence in SGP and let it rip while I was sleeping. This turned out better than I was expecting so here it is.



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The Veil Nebula - NGC6960, 



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