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



    
        

            CrestwoodSky
NGC 6992 - The Eastern Veil Nebula in Cygnus
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NGC 6992 - The Eastern Veil Nebula in Cygnus

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NGC 6992 - The Eastern Veil Nebula in Cygnus, 



    
        

            CrestwoodSky
NGC 6992 - The Eastern Veil Nebula in Cygnus
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NGC 6992 - The Eastern Veil Nebula in Cygnus

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO Triplet
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
ZWO Ha, OIII, SII 7nm
Accessories
Orion 0.8X Field Reducer
Software
Photoshop CC · Pixinsight, StarTools, DSS
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 6, 2020 ·  June 7, 2020
Frames:
ZWO Ha, OIII, SII 7nm: 20x180" (1h) (gain: 200.00) -20°C
ZWO Ha, OIII, SII 7nm: 20x300" (1h 40') (gain: 200.00) -20°C
Integration:
2h 40'
Darks:
20
Flats:
20
Flat darks:
20
Avg. Moon age:
16.06 days
Avg. Moon phase:
97.81%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3593008

RA center: 20h56m03s.4

DEC center: +31°2700

Pixel scale: 1.417 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 341.132 degrees

Field radius: 0.767 degrees

Resolution: 2367x3099

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image was taken over the weekend (June 6 & June 7) during a rare two-night break from the usual clouds. NGC 6992 is one of my favorite objects and I never miss a chance to take an image of it. This marks the first time I have imaged it with the ASI1600mm Pro through the Explore-Scientific 127ED.

I continue to be very pleased with the 127ED. Paired with the EQ6-R Pro and the ASI1600, it has performed very well and will probably remain my primary imaging scope for the rest of the summer.

The image is composed of:

Ha: 10 x 300s

Ha: 10 x 180s

OIII: 10 x 300s

OIII: 10 x 180s

I would like to get some RGB data for this target, especially for the stars. Hopefully, I will have another opportunity to image NGC 6992 in the coming weeks.

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NGC 6992 - The Eastern Veil Nebula in Cygnus, 



    
        

            CrestwoodSky

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