Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  52 Cyg, Filamentary nebula, Lace-work nebula, NGC 6960, NGC6960, NGC6974, NGC6979, Sh2-103, The star 52Cyg, Veil nebula
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula, 


            Gebhard Maurer
Powered byPixInsight

NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 29, 2019

Frames:L-Pro 2": 51x480" ISO800

Integration: 6.8 hours

Darks: ~27

Flats: ~49

Bias: ~99

Avg. Moon age: 28.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.34%

Mean FWHM: 10.00

Temperature: 22.00 job: 3065598

RA center: 20h 47' 56"

DEC center: +30° 54' 4"

Pixel scale: 2.155 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -106.649 degrees

Field radius: 1.786 degrees

Resolution: 4974x3291

Locations: Backyard, Raglitz, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller


First try on the NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula with my Esprit 80 and Canon EOS 600Da.

The Western Veil Nebula is a supernova remnant consisting of oxygen, sulfur, and hydrogen gas. This area of Cygnus is densely populated with stars and includes regions of heated gas that make up the Cygnus Loop.



Gebhard Maurer
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula, 


            Gebhard Maurer