Eastern Veil Nebula
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This section of the Veil Nebula (NGC6992-6995), lying in the constellation Cygnus, is the remains of a supernova explosion. This is the eastern side of the large nebula complex, which is also known as the Cygnus loop. The twisting and intertwined filaments of gas glow in the light of ionized hydrogen (red) and oxygen (teal).
| ||Optics:||Stellarvue SVR102T w/ field flattener|| |
|Camera:||ZWO ASI 1600MM cooled CMOS camera|| |
|Exposure info:||6 x 900 sec H-alpha, 5 x 900 sec OIII|| |
|Filters used:||Astrodon H-alpha, OIII (5, 3 nm)|| |
|date:||October 2016|| |