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Contains:  Veil nebula, Network nebula, NGC 6992
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NGC 6992 - Western Veil - bicolor, 


            Lars Stephan
NGC 6992 - Western Veil - bicolor

NGC 6992 - Western Veil - bicolor

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Zeiss APQ130

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600mm-Cool

Mount:iOptron CEM 60

Guiding telescope or lens:Zeiss C 80/500

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI290MM

Focal reducer:APM Riccardi Redcuer 0.75x

Software:DeepskystackerAPT AstroPhotograhy ToolAffinity Photo

Filters:AstronomiK O3 Filter 6nmAstrodon Ha 5 nm

Resolution: 2250x1440 job: 3066070

RA center: 20h 55' 59"

DEC center: +31° 45' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.023 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 348.170 degrees

Field radius: 0.380

Data source: Backyard


13.09.2019 Astrodon 5 nm Ha 23 x 240 s
22.09.2019 Astronomik 6 nm OIII 24 x 300 s

It's a new processed crop from
this complete Eastern Veil

Dieser Teil des Cirrusnebels wurde am 5. September 1784 von Wilhelm Herschel entdeckt. Er beobachtete an seinem 47,5 cm - Spiegelteleskop und schrieb:  „...ausgebreiteter Nebel, teilt sich in verschiedene Ströme, die sich dann weiter südlich wieder vereinigen..."

This part of the Veil Nebula was discovered on 5 September 1784 by Wilhelm Herschel.
He observed at his 47, cm - reflector and noted "... spread nebula, divides into different streams, which then reunite further south"



Lars Stephan
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Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6992 - Western Veil - bicolor, 


            Lars Stephan