Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC6992)


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This is about 1/3rd of the large Veil Nebula. Like many nebulae, the Veil is the remnants of a supernova, the material ejected when a star exploded. It is in the constellation Cygnus, but its distance from Earth is not precisely known.

 This image from late October of 2013 replaces an older version.  The new version adds an S-2 channel and more exposure time.  Captured at Wa-chur-ed Observatory.

 Scope: AT111EDT at f/5.6
Mount: AP Mach1
Camera: QSI 583wsg at –15C
Exposure: 12 x 900s H-alpha, 6 x 1800s O-3, 6 x 1800s S-2 (9 hrs total)

About Greg Marshall

I am a retired electronics engineer and after a few months of enjoying my leisure I began to miss doing product development. My astronomy hobby always needed new solutions to unique problems, so I decided that whenever I came up with a good solution I would try to make it available to others.

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