Mosaic of NGC6992, NGC6995 & IC1340 (Eastern part of Veil Nebula) in Cygnus
(RA 20h 56.4m , Dec. +31°43', 72 x 8 arcmin.)
This is the brightest region of Veil Nebula supernova remnant. It is visible in 10X50 binoculars (under dark sky) about 3° SE of e Cygni (see finder chart below).
The above mosaic was assembled from 4 tiles made of 88 images taken on September 1, 1999 from Sooke, B.C. with Celestron Ultima 8 f3.0 SCT and Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera. Each tile is composed of white integrations (10 x 60 sec.) as well as cyan, magents and yellow-filtered exposures (4 x 60 sec. each) combined using Multi245 and QColor software from Richard Berry. Mosaic was then assembled using Corel PhotoPaint 8.
North is up.
Map created in Guide 7.0 - 7°45' x 10°. North is up.
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© Jan Wisniewski