Veil Nebula (NGC6960)

Is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It constitutes the visible portions of the Cygnus Loop a supernova remnant. The source supernova was a star 20 times more massive than the Sun, and it exploded around 21,000 years ago. The distance estimates of 2400 light-years is based on direct astrometric measurements.

Version with strong stars reduction

NGC6950 - Veil Nebula

The Hubble Space Telescope captured several images of the nebula. The analysis of the emissions from the nebula indicate the presence of oxygen, sulfur, and hydrogen. The Cygnus Loop is also a strong emitter of radio waves and x-rays.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veil_Nebula

Version with less star reduction

NGC6950 - Veil Nebula with more stars

Photos taken on 01-04.8.2019 at Zwardoń during PTMA rally.

Sprzęt: Canon EOS 6D, SkyWatcher Newton 1000/200 [mm] F5, korektor komy, NEQ6Pro.,

Equipment: Canon EOS 6D, SkyWatcher Newton 1000/200 [mm], F5, coma corrector, NEQ6Pro.,

Composition: Astro Pixel Processor v1.075,

Processing: GIMP v2.10.14 + plug-ins (Linux),

Lights: 28 x 100[s] ISO 1000,

Flats: 42 ISO-1000,

Darks: 28 ISO-1000,

Bias: 20 ISO-1000

Equipment: Canon EOS 6D, SkyWatcher Newton 1000/200 [mm], F5, coma corrector, NEQ6Pro.,

  • Composition: Astro Pixel Processor v1.075,
  • Processing: GIMP v2.10.14 + plug-ins (Linux),
  • Lights: 28 x 100[s] ISO 1000,
  • Flats: 42 ISO-1000,
  • Darks: 28 ISO-1000,
  • Bias: 20 ISO-1000