NGC 6992  -  Eastern Veil Nebula

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Object data of NGC 6992

Object type: Supernova Remnant
Size: 60'
Magnitude: 7.0mag
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 2,400 Ly
Notes: The Veil Nebula is a large supernova remnant in the constellation Cygnus. It consists of different parts with different object names. The eastern part of the Veil Nebula is called NGC 6992. The brightest part of NGC 6992 is shown in the above image.

Exposure data

Date: 2023-08-18 until 2023-08-23 (6 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TEC APO 200 FL with TEC flattener-reducer 0.9x (f=1500mm)
Camera: QHY 268M with Baader CMOS filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1 / Ha 6.5nm 1x1 / [OIII] 4nm 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 40x8min / RGB 15x8min each / Ha 58x8min / [OIII] 58x8min
Exposure time total: 26h 48min