Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula
Veil Nebula, 


            Jon Stewart
Veil Nebula
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Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SCT 8” Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope Orion 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron Reducer, 0.63x

Software: NINA - Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 Deep Sky Stacker

Accessory: QHY Polemaster  ·  Celestron Focus Motor

Dates:Sept. 22, 2020

Frames: 28x180"

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.68%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3875516

RA center: 20h 45' 48"

DEC center: +30° 41' 6"

Pixel scale: 0.730 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 77.328 degrees

Field radius: 0.499 degrees

Resolution: 4067x2773

Locations: Clark Lake, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard


Winding down my time with my 8" SCT as new gear has begun to show up. With the Veil Nebula high in the sky, it's a great time to shoot this Oxygen (green) and Hydrogen (Red) tendrils of this supernova remnant.



Jon Stewart
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Veil Nebula, 


            Jon Stewart