Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
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Western Veil + Pickering's Triangle, 


            Matt Harbison
Western Veil + Pickering's Triangle
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Western Veil + Pickering's Triangle

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132  ·  William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO Scope #2

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A 16200 #2  ·  QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO  ·  Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer 0.80 #2  ·  William Optics Reducer WO 0.80 #1

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Baader O III 8.5nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm

Accessory: QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M  ·  Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator  ·  Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder  ·  Moonlite Crayford Focuser with motor

Dates:Aug. 14, 2019Aug. 20, 2019Aug. 30, 2019Sept. 2, 2019Sept. 3, 2019Sept. 4, 2019

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 40x180" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 40x180" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 3nm: 40x600" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance: 40x180" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 40x180" -15C bin 1x1
Baader O III 8.5nm: 40x600" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 21.3 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 7.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.15%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2903582

RA center: 20h 49' 8"

DEC center: +30° 23' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.651 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 120.999 degrees

Field radius: 1.982 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1085

Locations: Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tn, United States; Marathon Motel, Marathon Motel, TX, United States; MaRIO, Marathon, Texas, None

Data source: Mix of multiple source


Finishing up doubling the time on my data and really enjoy these crops in known formations to highlight the symmetry in the regions.



Matt Harbison
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Western Veil + Pickering's Triangle, 


            Matt Harbison