Observation by Mr Ian David Sharp: Pickering's Triangle (Veil Nebula)

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Mr Ian David Sharp


Mr Ian David Sharp


2022 Jul 10 - 00:00


2022 Jul 28 - 13:20


The Western Veil Nebula (NGC6960)

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Field centre

RA: 20h48m
Dec: +31°30'
Position angle: -91°30'

Field size

1°04' × 0°51'

  • StellaMira 104mm ED2 Triplet f/6.25 APO Refractor
  • 10Micron GM 1000 HPS mount
  • Starlight XPress TRIUS PRO 694 mono CCD camera
  • Starlight Xpress 7 position 1.25" filter wheel
  • Optolong LRGB, Ha, OIII, SII filters
  • Starlight XPress OAG
  • Starlight Xpress LoadStar V2 guide camera

HA = 105 x 600s ; OIII = 105 x 1200s


PixelSkies, Castilléjar in the province of Granada, Andalucia

Target name

Pickering's Triangle (Veil Nebula)


Pickering's Triangle (Veil Nebula)

About this image

Pickering's Triangle is part of the Cygnus Loop supernova remnant, which includes the famous Veil Nebula.

Taken with my remote setup in Spain: http://www.astro-sharp.com/.../my-new-remote-setup-in-spain/

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