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Veil Nebula in Cygnus
SEPT-2008

Veil Nebula in Cygnus

5000-8000 years ago a star several times bigger and heavier than our sun exploded. The expelled gas jammed with high speed into interstellar gas clouds and excited them to glow in the colors of excited hydrogen ( red) and oxygen ( blueish green). The nebula is approx. 1500 light years away.

Telescope: ASA 10N-OK3 f3,6
Mount: Astrotec OTE150
Guider: Starlight XPress Loadstar
Camera: FLI PL16803
Filter-wheel: FLI CW 5-7
Filter: FLI RGB, Ha - 8nm, OIII - 8nm
Exposure: Ha:18x600sec, OIII:7x900sec+9x600sec, RGB: 10x120sec each
Programs: Maxim DL 5.0, CCDStack 1.37, PixInsight SE 1.4 full exif


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