My experience with the remnants of the supernova that formed the emission beauties in the Cygnus Loop continued. Here is the iconic Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992). This is perhaps the brightest section of the Cygnus Loop. A fun fact: the source star of the supernova that occurred around 8,000 years ago is said to have been about 20 times more massive than the Sun. Mind blowing!!!
Wait…there’s more. The Veil Nebula (Cygnus Loop) is said to be expanding at a rate of 1.5 million kilometers per hour. Read that again…
Mount: Explore Scientific EXOS2GT mount
Camera: Altair Hypercam 183MC
Main Scope: Skywatcher ED72 APO + 0.8 reducer + flattener + Altair Quadband OSC filter
Guiding: Svbony 30mm f/4 + ASI120MC
Exif: 28 frames at 5 mins; Gain 3000; focal length 340mm; f/4.5
PixInsight, Photoshop, PHD2
Love it! Especially like the fact that it has such a
“gossamer” aspect to it!
It sure does. This one is my favorite. I am doing a project to create a mosaic of all sections. Just need two nights of clear skies 😊