The Veil Nebula is a well known supernova remnant in the northern constellation Cygnus, and is a loop extended for 3°. The central portion is not catalogued with a particular number, but is known as the Pickering Triangular Wisp. The part imaged is the brightest, but the real extension is more than the double. As all the other nebulas which forms the Veil, also this is easily visible under dark skies with the help of an OIII filter, also through small scopes.
- Camera : Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 with Astronomik 13nm Ha filter
- Telescope : Takahashi FS-102 at F/6 with focal reducer on a GM2000-FS2
- Guiding : ST4 on a Vixen 80/910mm.
- Exposure : 6x900sec. unbinned
- Processing : MaxIm (align, combine, stretching) - Photoshop (final enhancing)
- Location : from my backyard in Castano Primo (Mi)
- Date : August 14, 2004
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