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The Veil Nebula
Complex

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
NGC 6992
NGC 6979
NGC 6960

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 Complex

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Date Taken:
6/9/2005

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
Takahashi FSQ-106n
SBIG STL-11000M
AstroDon Series I Filters
Bisque Paramount ME

Exposure Specs:
270 minutes total
Lum: 6x20 min
Red: 3x10 min
Grn: 3x10 min
Blu: 3x10 min

Processed with:
MaximDL v4
Adobe Photoshop CS

Copyright 2001, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.