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The Veil Supernova Remnant, a Wide Field, 



    
        

            Luis Argerich
The Veil Supernova Remnant, a Wide Field
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The Veil Supernova Remnant, a Wide Field

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 60Da
Mounts
Astrotrac 320X-AG
Software
PixInsight

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 6, 2013
Frames:
44×120(1h 28′)
Integration:
1h 28′
Avg. Moon age:
29.15 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.16%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 94931

RA center: 20h48m54s.2

DEC center: +30°5504

Pixel scale: 3.337 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 23.666 degrees

Field radius: 5.525 degrees

Resolution: 620x391

File size: 260.1 KB

Locations: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Description

A wide angle view of the Veil Supernova Remnant in Cygnus. Both the Easter and Wester nebulas are visible as well as Pickering's triangle.

The wide view gives an idea of the central area of the explosion and how the nebulosity has expanded in the last 8000 years (aprox).

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The Veil Supernova Remnant, a Wide Field, 



    
        

            Luis Argerich