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Veil East

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Date: 10/27/2008
Photo Credit: Paul Mortfield & Stefano Cancelli
Object: Veil Nebula (eastern section)
Date: September 2008
Location: Sierra Remote Observatories California
Telescope: RCOS 16" f/8.9
Camera: Apogee U16M with AstroDon Gen2 Filters
Wavelengths: Hydrogen-Alpha (3nm), Oxygen-III (3nm)
Exposure Time: 8 hours

APOD for November 1, 2008

Notes: A faint portion of the eastern veil nebula in Cygnus. Shooting in these wavelengths and with the color combine choices yielded a spooky view of something resembling a Bat or Owl. Red is Hydrogen, Blue is Oxygen, Green is the product of both.

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NGC1499 - The California Nebula Melotte 15 (IC1805) SH2-126 / LBN437 M20 The Trifid Nebula DWB111 The Propeller Nebula IC1274

The Cone and Fox Fur Nebula NGC 2264 M8 - Lagoon Nebula IC443 NGC1977 - The Running Man Nebula Elephant Trunk Veil East

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Pelican Nebula NGC6823 Pickering Triangle M27 M57 Rosette

Horsehead (up close) M42 Region Cone Nebula M1 from Kitt Peak Pelican and North American Nebulae IC5070 - Pelican Nebula in Cygnus

Veil West IC1396 IC 1311 in Cygnus NCG6914 NGC6992 - Network Nebula Butteryfly Nebula

M27 - *True* Colour M106 M33, the Pinwheel galaxy NGC 4565 (The Needle Galaxy) M74 from Kitt Peak NGC6791

M44 M92 M13 - Globular Cluster M3 - Globular Cluster

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