Eastern Veil Nebula - NGC 6992

Posted by ThomKat
on Saturday, August 3, 2013

Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992), a small portion of the Veil Nebula in the constellation Cygnus.  Image captured Jul 11 & 12, 2013 from Top of Mississippi Skies (T.O.M.S.) Observatory (lat 34.998°N, lon 88.276°W.) with a TMB-92SS Apo Refractor,  mounted on a Celestron CGE-Pro mount, AutoGuiding with Lodestar via PHD;  an SBIG ST-8300 OSC camera was used with an Astronomik CLS Filter;  focusing with a MicroTouch  focuser and  Rigel Systems nSTEP controller.  36 subs @ 5 min (3hrs).  Acquired with ImagesPlus Camera Control v5.5; calibrated, stacked and processed with IP v5.5.Dark, Flat and DarkFlat Frames.  

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