Thursday, July 5, 2012

NGC6992



The eastern portion (NGC 6992) of the Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus.  This four picture mosaic only represents a small portion of this wonderful area of the sky.
Optics:  Deep Sky Instruments RC10C
Mount:  Astro-Physics AP900GTO
Camera:   SBIG ST2K XM
Guiding Camera:  SBIG ST-i
Filters Astrodon  Ha and O3
Location:  Roswell, Georgia

Exposure Details:
Four part mosaic - Total exposure time of 27.5hrs
Ha = (mapped to red)
O3 = (mapped to blue & green)

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