NGC 6992 - The Veil Nebula (Eastern Section)

 

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Object:
NGC 6992, eastern section of the Veil Nebula in the constellation of Cygnus.
Coordinates:
RA = 20h 56.4m, DEC = +31 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 with PHD guiding 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:
17 August 2012
Comments:
The Veil Nebula is a supernova remnant.  This is an image of the eastern section.  Click here to see an image of the western section taken two nights later.