The Western Veil

The Western Veil Nebula (also called the Witches Broom) and Pickering's Triangle. A close up from the wide field Cygnus Loop image. 12 hours worth of data, 20 minutes at a time over a period of a couple of weeks. 200mm is a wide wide field! Narrow band, tweaked to get the best contrast.

Image Details
Camera: QSI 683-ws8
Optic: Canon 200mm L Series prime focus @f/4.0
Exposure: 12x20minutes each filter, Ha, OIII, and SII (all 3nm Astrodon)
Mount: Paramount MX
Date: May, 2013
Other: Imaged from Lake Mary, Florida. Processed with Pixinsight and Photoshop. Captured with TheSkyX and the Camera Add On.

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The Western Veil