Western Part of Veil Nebula, NGC6960


Veil Nebula is supernova remnant in the constellation Cygunus. The picture above is the western part of Veil nebula, NGC6960. It was discoverd by Willian Herschel on 1784. It is difficult for observer to see visually. I took this picture with my Takahashi Epsilon250 and STL11000M camera.

Imaging information

Optics: Takahashi Epsilon250, Herclus Mount

Camera: SBIG STL-11000M, Astronomik LRGB filter

Exposure: Luminance=120minutes, R=20min, G=20min, B=20min

Software: StellaImage6, PhotoshopCS

Location: Hattouji Park, Okayama Prefecture, 2008