Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995
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Eastern Veil Nebula (C33), 



    
        

            Chris Morisette
Eastern Veil Nebula (C33)
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Eastern Veil Nebula (C33)

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Eastern Veil Nebula (C33), 



    
        

            Chris Morisette
Eastern Veil Nebula (C33)
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Eastern Veil Nebula (C33)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS-60CB Refractor

Imaging cameras: Altair Astro HyperCam 183C ProTec CMOS

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro GoTo Skywatcher

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro HyperCam 183C ProTec CMOS

Software: Photoshop  ·  PixInsight 1.8.5 Ripley Pixinsight  ·  SharpCap

Filters: Altair Astro Tri-Band OSC Filter

Accessory: Primaluce Labs Guide Scope (60mm x 240mm)


Dates:Aug. 12, 2021

Frames: 54x180" (2h 42')

Integration: 2h 42'

Avg. Moon age: 4.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.28%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4939529

RA center: 20h55m59s

DEC center: +31°2609

Pixel scale: 4.499 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 317.748 degrees

Field radius: 0.831 degrees


Resolution: 941x941

Locations: Home driveway, Kingwood, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Eastern Veil Nebula (C33) is part of a supernova remnant called the “Cygnus Loop” in the constellation Cygnus. This nebula is approximately 2600 light-years away from Earth and measures about 100 light-years across. The star creating the supernova was 20 times larger than the Sun. The supernova was bright enough to be seen during the day when it was formed. The shockwave from the supernova is exciting the interstellar medium of the Eastern Veil Nebula, which is the generating the glow and beautiful colors.

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Eastern Veil Nebula (C33), 



    
        

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