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NGC 6992
The Veil Nebula

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
NGC 6992

Common Name:
The Veil Nebula

Constellation:
Cygnus

Distance from Earth:
~1,400 Light Years

Size:
3.5 x 2.5 Degrees

NGC 6992, The Veil Nebula

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NGC 6992, The Veil Nebula

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Date Taken:
10/4/2013

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
RCOS 16" Ritchey-Chretien
SBIG STL-11000M
AstroDon Series I Filters
AstroDon HA, SII, OIII Filters
Bisque Paramount ME

Exposure Specs:
300 minutes total
Lum: 8x15 min
Red: 4x15 min
Grn: 4x15 min
Blu: 4x15 min

Software Used:
MaximDL v5.0
CCD Stack v1.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2
ACP v7.0
ACP Scheduler

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