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Contains:  Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992
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Close-up on the Eastern Veil, 


            Will Niedbala
Close-up on the Eastern Veil

Close-up on the Eastern Veil

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 20" (0.51m) CDK Planewave

Imaging camera:SBIG STX16803

Guiding camera:SBIG STX16803

Software:MaximDL Maxim DL Pro 6

Filter:Astronomik LRBG

Resolution: 4096x4096

Dates:July 30, 2019

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.82% job: 2858459

RA center: 314.240 degrees

DEC center: 31.603 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.538 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.515 degrees

Field radius: 0.433 degrees

Locations: Headlands International Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


An object that needs little introduction. This is more of a proof of concept of a Veil mosaic I am going to attempt, seeing as I can't fit an entire section at once. I'd never shot it before so I am happy with how it turned out after only a few hours of acquisition.

Exposure Details:
L 20x300s
RGB 9x180s



Will Niedbala
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Close-up on the Eastern Veil, 


            Will Niedbala