Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995
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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) in HOO + RGB, 



    
        

            Nicholas Gialiris
Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) in HOO + RGB
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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) in HOO + RGB

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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) in HOO + RGB, 



    
        

            Nicholas Gialiris
Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) in HOO + RGB
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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) in HOO + RGB

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics GT 81 APO
Mounts
SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO · Rowan Astronomy HEQ5 Belt Mod
Filters
L-Pro 2" · Optolong L-eXtreme 2"
Accessories
Pegasus Pocket Powerbox Advance · William Optics Flat 6A III
Software
DeepSkyStacker · PHD2 Guiding · StarTools
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics 50/200 GuideScope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 23, 2021 ·  Sept. 3, 2021 ·  Oct. 7, 2021
Frames:
L-Pro 2": 20x180" (1h) (gain: 10.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 100x240" (6h 40') (gain: 10.00) -5°C bin 1x1
Integration:
7h 40'
Darks:
30
Flats:
26
Bias:
30
Avg. Moon age:
13.74 days
Avg. Moon phase:
38.20%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5254951

RA center: 20h56m27s.8

DEC center: +31°2345

Pixel scale: 3.619 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.321 degrees

Field radius: 1.417 degrees

Resolution: 2300x1630

Locations: BackYard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Composite Image in Bi-color HOO (Optolong L-Extreme Narrowband filter) + RGB Visual Spectrum Star Colors (Optolong L-Pro Broadband filter).

The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus, forming the visible portions of the Cygnus Loop, a supernova remnant, many portions of which have acquired their own individual names and catalogue identifiers.

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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) in HOO + RGB, 



    
        

            Nicholas Gialiris