Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6960  ·  NGC 6979  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula
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The Veil Nebula Complex - NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6974, 



    
        

            Henrique Silva
The Veil Nebula Complex - NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6974
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The Veil Nebula Complex - NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6974

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The Veil Nebula Complex - NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6974, 



    
        

            Henrique Silva
The Veil Nebula Complex - NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6974
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The Veil Nebula Complex - NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6974

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: QHY163m

Mounts: EQ6 R Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MM

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4

Filters: Baader 36mm OIII 8.5nm  ·  Baader 36mm Ha 7nm

Accessory: QHYCFW2-S


Dates:Aug. 21, 2020

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 2.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3798272

RA center: 20h51m44s

DEC center: +30°3300

Pixel scale: 6.205 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.137 degrees

Field radius: 2.751 degrees


Resolution: 2023x2470

Locations: Home observatory, Sabugo, Sintra, Portugal

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Veil Nebula complex is located in the constellation of the swan: Cygnus, at a distance of about 1,500 light years

The Cygnus Loop has three main sections:

- The Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992)

- The Western Veil Nebula (NGC 6960)

- The Pickering's Triangle (NGC 6974)

Technical details:

Lens: Samyang 135mm f/2.0 (@ f/2.

EQ mount: SW EQ6-r guided ASI120MM

Camera:QHY163M

Filters: Baader Ha 7nm and OIII 8.5nm

Frames:

Ha: 50x120s | Gain 180 | -10ºC

OIII: 47x120s | Gain 180 | -10ºC

Acquisition: Sharpcap; APT

Edition: PixInsight Core; PS

21/08/2020

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The Veil Nebula Complex - NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6974, 



    
        

            Henrique Silva