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Contains:  Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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NGC6960: Western Veil Widefield Bicolor, 





    
        

            Glenn Diekmann
NGC6960: Western Veil Widefield Bicolor

NGC6960: Western Veil Widefield Bicolor

Technical card

Resolution: 4108x3208

Dates:Aug. 26, 2019Aug. 27, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 5 nm: 212x180" (gain: 139.00) -10C
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 177x180" (gain: 139.00) -10C

Integration: 19.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 25.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.63%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 2921087

RA center: 312.133 degrees

DEC center: 30.813 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.320 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.759 degrees

Field radius: 1.679 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

This summer, my goal was to get longer integration times on some narrowband targets. This is the first time I have gotten (almost) 20 hours. I found that the improved signal to noise ratio helped make processing a little easier.

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    NGC6960: Western Veil Widefield Bicolor, 





    
        

            Glenn Diekmann
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Adjusted black and white points for a slightly brighter look.

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More starry goodness.

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NGC6960: Western Veil Widefield Bicolor, 





    
        

            Glenn Diekmann