Astronomy and astrophotography under California stars
Cygnus Loop
Veil Nebula Complex
Cygnus Loop with a Canon EOS 60Da and 200mm lens. Click the image for a larger version.
Other Names/Objects Veil Nebula Complex, Eastern Veil, Western Veil, Witch's Broom, Pickering's Triangle
Optics Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II Lens at f/3.5
Camera Canon EOS 60Da DSLR
Mount Astro-Physics 900-GTO German Equatorial Go-To Mount
Exposure 160 minutes (20 x 8 minutes) at ISO 800
Calibration 15 darks | 20 flats | 0 bias
Air Temperature 55°F
Accessories Autoguided with Deep Sky Instruments RC10C, Astrodon MMOAG, and SBIG ST-i camera
Location CaliforniaStars Observatory in Landers, California
Date May 26, 2012
Notes Processing: Canon EOS Utility for framing and capturing. Calibrate, align and combine in ImagesPlus v4.75. Curves, saturation, sharpen, crop, resize, and JPG compression in Photoshop CS4.

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