NGC6960. The Veil Nebula
Diffuse nebula in Cygnus

This spheric nebula is part of the the cygnus loop and forms the remnants of a supernova that exploded some 10,000 years ago.
Distance to earth: 1,400 light years
Visual Magnitude:

Date and location 18-ago-2007. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope LX200R 8". Autoguíde with Guidemaster, Toucam SC3 and Megrez II 80ED
Camera Artemis11002. 0.7 focal reducer
Image processing
H-alfa: 8x900s. Images aligned and stacked with AIP4WIN. Process with PixInsight

Previously processed image

Date and location 4-ago-2005. Caraquiz, Madrid
Telescope Megrez II 80ED, f=560mm. Autoguíde with Toucam and LX200GPS
Camera Artemis285. Hutech IDAS LPS filter with IR cut
Image processing
L: 8x300s; H-alfa: 8x300s; RGB: 3x300s. Images aligned and stacked with AIP4WIN. RGB composition, histograms and noise supression with PixInsight . HLRGB  with Adobe Photoshop

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