Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Eastern Veil Nebula NGC 6992

The Veil nebula has been my deep sky subject for the past month, and I'm finally done with the eastern portion. The desert heat and humidity we've had recently did not help at all, but us desert rats find ways to overcome this every summer. 

Next up is the western portion of the Veil nebula, which contains NGC 6960 the Witches Broom Nebula. I'm hoping to get the western side done before the end of the month.

NGC6992 Eastern Veil Nebula
taken in Cathedral City, CA
5h40m total exposure time
61 lights 4,5, and 6 minute exposures
48 darks
64 flats
80 bias
Stacked in DSS

The Eastern Veil Nebula NGC 6992

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