NGC6960- The Veil Nebula

8/16/2017
Image Capture Detail

Optics:  Celestron 11 Edge @ F/2 with HyperStar
Mount: CGEPro
Camera: SX MX25C
Filters: Astronomik LPS
Exposure:  2 Hours
Location:  Waldwick, NJ
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NGC 6960, This is a supernova remnant Scientific
name is NGC6960, common name (The Veil
Nebula). It is about 1470 light years from Earth and
it spans about 35 light years from end to end. This
image was made last night (8/16/17) and
represents about 2 hours of open shutter time.