|Object:||Eastern portion of the Veil Nebula , NGC 6995 and 6992|
|Date:||July 25, 2003|
|Equipment:||FLT 110 at F/6.5, HX916 CCD, G11 mount; ST-4 autoguider|
RGB (20+80):80:15:15 minutes. All filters in combination with IDAS LPS
L and R binned 1x1, G, and B binned 2x2.
Only one set of R frames of 80 minutes, binned 1x1 was acquired.
|Processing:||No dark or flat frames. Processed in Photoshop|
skies with average FWHM at 3.5"
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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 6995.|
Copyright © 2003 Paul Kanevsky