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Observation by Kevin Gurney: The Western Veil Nebula Area

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Kevin Gurney

Observed

2019 Sep 28 - 22:00

Uploaded

2019 Oct 11 - 15:27

Objects

NGC6992
NGC6995
The Western Veil Nebula (NGC6960)

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Constellation

Cygnus

Field centre

RA: 20h46m
Dec: +30°36'
Position angle: -89°07'

Field size

1°33' × 0°41'

Equipment
  • William Optics Star 71 telescope
  • ATIK 460EX Mono Camera
Exposure

Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm: 16x300" -15C bin 1x1 Baader Planetarium OIII 1.25" 8.5nm: 17x300" -15C bin 1x1

Location

Embourie, Charente, France

Target name

NGC 6960

Title

The Western Veil Nebula Area

About this image

Kevin comments that he has tried this target several times before but has always been thwarted by cloud and had to work with limited data sets. This is nearly 3 hours of data in a single night, so success at last.

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