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Contains:  Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula, 





    
        

            Gebhard Maurer
NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula

NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4974x3291

Dates:Aug. 29, 2019

Frames:Optolong 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

Astrometry.net job: 3065598

RA center: 20h 47' 56"

DEC center: +30° 54' 7"

Pixel scale: 2.156 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 106.897 degrees

Field radius: 1.786

Locations: Backyard, Raglitz, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

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.

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NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula, 





    
        

            Gebhard Maurer