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


Western Veil Nebula
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Western Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ORION 120mm f/8.3 Achromatic Refractor

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i

Mounts: ORION Skyview Pro

Software: DeepSkyStacker 3.3.2  ·  Fits Liberator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3

Dates:Nov. 7, 2013

Frames: 22x90" (33')

Integration: 33'

Avg. Moon age: 4.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.27%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 99933

RA center: 20h45m49s.2

DEC center: +30°3950

Pixel scale: 1.882 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.499 degrees

Field radius: 0.593 degrees

Resolution: 620x332

Locations: Random Field, Bardstown, KY, United States


Second attempt at the Western Veil, but by this time of the year it is really appearing to low in the sky by the time night falls and everything settles down.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Western Veil Nebula,