NGC 6960 - The Veil Nebula (Western Section)

 

NGC6969

Object:
NGC 6960, western section of the Veil Nebula (aka "Witch's Broom") in the constellation of Cygnus.
Coordinates:
RA = 20h 45.7m, DEC = +30 43'
Telescope:
Televue NP-101 (4-inch f/5.4 APO refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Stellarvue S80/9D refractor supported by a Robin Casady TGAD (Tandem Guidescope Aiming Device)
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider & PHD software
Imaging Camera:
QSI-583WS
Filters/Exposures:
Astrodon RGB filters---Five 10-minute exposures through each filter---Processed in MaximDL and Photoshop CS6
Shooting Location:
Stellafane Convention in Springfield, VT
Date/Time:
19 August 2012
Comments:
The Veil Nebula is a Supernova remnant.  This is an image of the western section.  Click here to see an image of the eastern section taken two nights earlier.