Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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Pickering's Triangle - NGC 6979, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
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Pickering's Triangle - NGC 6979

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Pickering's Triangle - NGC 6979, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
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Pickering's Triangle - NGC 6979

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 8, 2022
Frames:
29×600(4h 50′)
Integration:
4h 50′
Avg. Moon age:
6.92 days
Avg. Moon phase:
45.07%

RA center: 20h48m28s.325

DEC center: +31°3534.22

Pixel scale: 0.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.702 degrees

Field radius: 0.264 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2039x2038

File size: 1.9 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live

Description

NGC 6979, also known as Pickering's Triangle, is located in the northern portion of the much larger Veil Nebula.  The Veil complex or Cygnus Loop is a supernova remnant located in the constellation Cygnus - The Swan.  The distance to the Veil Nebula is about 2,400 light-years.

Image acquired with the Officina Stellare ProRC 700 telescope and FLI PL16803 camera from Telescope Live in IC Astronomy Observatory, Oria, Spain.

Total integration time 290 minutes.
SHO 10:9:10 subs of 600s with each narrowband filter (SII, H-alpha and OIII).

Processing with Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins.

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Pickering's Triangle - NGC 6979, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers