Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995
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Veil Nebula (Canon EOS Ra), 


            Trevor Jones
Veil Nebula (Canon EOS Ra)
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Veil Nebula (Canon EOS Ra)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Fluorostar 132

Imaging cameras: Canon eos ra

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Starfield 60mm F3.6 guide scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 M

Focal reducers: William Optics Flat 7, 0.8x r/f

Software: Astro Photography Tool APT  ·  photoshop cc  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.6

Filters: STC Astro Duo-Narrowband filter

Dates:June 8, 2020

Frames: 35x240"

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.01%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3595546

RA center: 20h 55' 59"

DEC center: +31° 23' 9"

Pixel scale: 3.047 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.388 degrees

Field radius: 0.939 degrees

Resolution: 1832x1250

Locations: My Backyard, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


This image was captured using a Canon EOS Ra attached to a William Optics FLT 132 refractor.

I used a new autoguiding kit to guide this session, and as you can probably tell, it was a complete success!

See me capture this target in my latest video!:)


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Veil Nebula (Canon EOS Ra), 


            Trevor Jones