Cygnus "waterfall"

Posted by BruceW
on Monday, November 11, 2013

This is an image of Pickering's Triangle, the central region of the huge Veil Nebula complex in Cygnus. The image was taken with a 12.5” PlaneWave scope and a Quantum Scientific Imaging 640-ws camera working at f/5.2. It’s an LRGB composite image with a total integration time of 10.5 hours. It was “pieced together” over a 5 night period from August to October 2013 as I dodged monsoonal weather and lousy seeing in Southern California.

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