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Object: Portion of the Veil Nebula , NGC 6992/6995
Date: June 21, 2004
Equipment: TEC140 at F/5.6, ST-10XME, G11 mount; self-guided, Astronomik filters
Exposure: (Ha+R)GB (120+30):30:30 minutes. All binned 1x1
Processing: Dark frames, Photoshop
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Description: Veil Nebula is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Cygnus. It's 1,400 light years away and is a result of a stellar explosion approximately 3,000 years ago. The image above is the eastern portion of the whole nebula designated NGC 6992/6995.

Copyright 2004 Paul Kanevsky