NGC 6992  -  Veil Nebula

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Object data

Object type: supernova remnant (eastern part of Veil)
Size: 60'
Magnitude: 7.0
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 2,000 Ly

Exposure data

Date: 2005-08-31  +  2005-09-01
Location: Schlierbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2 
  Exposure time: L 26x12m / R 7x10m / G 7x5m / B 7x5m
  Exposure time total: L 5 h 12 min    /   RGB  2 h 20 min
Notes: Galaxy cluster Zwicky8479 on bottom side of image