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:  NGC 6960, NGC 6979, The star 52Cyg, Veil Nebula
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Mosaic of NGC 6960 - The Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Sektor
Mosaic of NGC 6960 - The Western Veil Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

Mosaic of NGC 6960 - The Western Veil Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8” Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA 8)

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 533 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX Mount and Tripod

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  SharpCap

Filters: Optolong L-eXtreme 2"

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor


Dates:Aug. 13, 2020Aug. 21, 2020Aug. 30, 2020

Frames:
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 90x120" (gain: 100.00) -10C
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 95x300" (gain: 100.00) -10C

Integration: 10.9 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 12.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3813254

RA center: 20h 48' 12"

DEC center: +31° 0' 43"

Pixel scale: 1.937 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.186 degrees

Field radius: 1.481 degrees


Resolution: 4872x2562

Locations: Sofia - Capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my mosaic of the Western Veil Nebula. The clouds of this Supernova remnant are Unreal! It took me three nights to gather the data between the clouds but I am glad that I managed to do it this year :)

Data has been gathered on my terrace in the city of Sofia.

Comments

Author

Sektor
Sektor
License: None (All rights reserved)
1140
Like

Revisions

  • Final
    Mosaic of NGC 6960 - The Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Sektor
    Original
  • Mosaic of NGC 6960 - The Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Sektor
    B

B

Description: Full frame of the mosaic with minimum crop. Unfortunately I did not put the camera in the right position for the second shot and have some noisy corner :)

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Mosaic of NGC 6960 - The Western Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Sektor

In these public groups

ASI533MC Pro
Celestron Rasa Group