Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  52 Cyg  ·  NGC 6960  ·  NGC6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula  ·  Veil nebula
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The Veil Nebula from the City, 


            Nico Augustin
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The Veil Nebula from the City

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Evostar 72ed

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM25P

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SVBONY 50mm Finder Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2020  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: IDAS NGS1

Accessory: OVL Field Flattener  ·  Ikarus Technologies StellarMate OS  ·  Baader Planetarium UFC Filter System  ·  Raspberry Pi 4

Dates:Sept. 26, 2020

Frames:IDAS NGS1: 24x300" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~33

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 9.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.45%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 3885818

RA center: 20h 46' 56"

DEC center: +30° 47' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.729 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -81.624 degrees

Field radius: 1.298 degrees

Resolution: 4500x3000

Locations: Kieler Ostufer, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Data source: Traveller


That was the first light for my new IDAS NGS1 light pollution filter. We had just a few clear hours last night and I just tested it on my balcony.


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The Veil Nebula from the City, 


            Nico Augustin