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Observation by Mike Greenhill-Hooper: Veil Nebula

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Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observer

Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observed

2021 Aug 13 - 22:00

Uploaded

2021 Aug 24 - 11:11

Objects

The Western Veil Nebula (NGC6960)
NGC6992
NGC6995

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Constellation

Cygnus

Field centre

RA: 20h51m
Dec: +31°04'
Position angle: +90°21'

Field size

6°26' × 4°24'

Equipment
  • 135mm Samyang lens on Atik 383L+ OSC camera
  • piggy-backed on 770/110mm ED refractor used for autoguiding all on Skywatcher NEQ6 mount
Exposure

9x300s unbinned and 9x300s binned exposures using duoband filter

Location

Miradoux, S.W. France

Target name

veil nebula - wide field view

Title

Veil Nebula

About this image

Without duoband filter the nebulae were drowned out with dense star background.  Using duoband filter (H-alpha and OIII) made things better.  Images calibrated, aligned, stacked and processed in AffinityPhoto.  Colours have been adjusted.

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