Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula
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A Golden Veil - NGC 6960 in Hubble -palette, 



    
        

            Erik Pirtala
A Golden Veil - NGC 6960 in Hubble -palette
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            Erik Pirtala
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A Golden Veil - NGC 6960 in Hubble -palette

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 1, 2019 ·  Sept. 22, 2021 ·  Sept. 23, 2021 ·  Sept. 25, 2021
Frames:
Astrodon E-Series Luminance Red, Green, Blue: 26×120(52′) (gain: 0.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 37×300(3h 5′) (gain: 200.00) -25°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 36×360(3h 36′) (gain: 200.00) -25°C
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 46×300(3h 50′) (gain: 200.00) -25°C bin 1×1
Astrodon SII 3nm: 29×360(2h 54′) (gain: 200.00) -25°C bin 1×1
Integration:
14h 17′
Avg. Moon age:
14.29 days
Avg. Moon phase:
74.30%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5044951

RA center: 20h46m00s.5

DEC center: +30°3943

Pixel scale: 1.295 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 113.765 degrees

Field radius: 0.756 degrees

Resolution: 3464x2376

File size: 13.3 MB

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

This image is a combination of data collected in December 2019 and in September 2021. Luckily nothing in my gear changed during that time. I had 7,5 hours of data, both O-III and Ha. Now I added 3,5 hours of Ha, 3 hours of S-II, and RGB stars. I call that an upgrade kit.

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