Object: Portion of the Veil Nebula , NGC 6992
Date: July 6, 2002
Equipment: TeleVue 101 at F/5.4, HX916 CCD, G11 mount; ST-4 autoguider
Exposure: (L)RGB (60):20:15:15 minutes. L binned 1x1, R, G, and B binned 2x2
Processing: Dark and flat frames, Photoshop LRGB combine
Comments: Testing new G11 worm 
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.

Copyright 2001,02 Paul Kanevsky