The Veil Nebula Complex in Cygnus

A Four Frame Mosaic

Veil Nebula

This four frame mosaic shows the extent of the massive super nova complex none as the Veil Nebula.


Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @ f7.7 Designation: The Veil Nebula Complex
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Cygnus
Camera: Apogee U16M with Gen II Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 2400 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: Approximately 18 total hours Hydrogen Alpha Position: R.A. 20 hr 47 min , Dec +310 19'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3, Registar Date: August & September 2012
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village