Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
Western Veil Nebula - NGC6960, 



    
        

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Western Veil Nebula - NGC6960

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Western Veil Nebula - NGC6960

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph 11" Celestron Rasa 11"  ·  Celestron RASA

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i 600D

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: SGPRO, PHD2. PixInsight,Siril, Photoshop, SGPRO, PHD2. PixInsight, Photoshop  ·  PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley PixInsinght 1.8


Dates:July 28, 2019

Frames: 60x60" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 25.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.12%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2884747

RA center: 20h45m50s.4

DEC center: +30°4149

Pixel scale: 1.442 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.055 degrees

Field radius: 1.252 degrees


Resolution: 2601x1732

Locations: Chuchupate Ranger Park, Frazier Park, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Western Veil Nebula is an emission Nebula that is part of the greater Cygnus Loop. The overlapping filaments are remnants of a supernova.

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