Cygnus Loop with Western Veil and Pickering’s Triangle

August 12, 2019 - Comment

Photographer Jon Greif E mail greif.jon@gmail.com Location of photograph Mayhill, NM, USA, remotely from La Jolla, CA, USA Date/Time of photograph August 2, 2019, 12:20 AM MDT Gear Takahashi FSQ-ED 106 mm refractor with LRGB filters. Processed with PixInsight eight.6 software program. Description Deriving its identify from its delicate constructions, the attractive Veil Nebula is


Photographer

Jon Greif

E mail

greif.jon@gmail.com

Location of photograph

Mayhill, NM, USA, remotely from La Jolla, CA, USA

Date/Time of photograph

August 2, 2019, 12:20 AM MDT

Gear

Takahashi FSQ-ED 106 mm refractor with LRGB filters. Processed with PixInsight eight.6 software program.

Description

Deriving its identify from its delicate constructions, the attractive Veil Nebula is among the best-known supernova remnants. It shaped from the violent dying of a star, twenty occasions the mass of our Solar, that exploded about 8000 years in the past. Positioned roughly 2100 light-years from Earth, within the constellation of Cygnus (The Swan), which is at present within the Japanese sky, this brightly coloured cloud of glowing particles spans roughly 110 light-years. The blue coloured options outlining the cavity wall seem easy and curved as a result of the gasoline traced by the blue filter has extra lately encountered the nebula’s shock wave, sustaining the unique form of the shock entrance. The picture on the left was taken remotely (by me on iTelescope.internet) simply after midnight on August 2nd, utilizing a large area imaging platform in Mayhill, NM, 5 minutes every of Crimson, Inexperienced, Blue and Clear Filter exposures — and reveals parts of the Western and Japanese Veil Nebulae and Pickering’s Triangle. The annotated picture is from the Hubble Telescope.

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https://www.skyandtelescope.com/creator/jgreif/

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Jon Greif

About Jon Greif

Retired most cancers surgeon. Enjoys golf and astronomy.



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