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The Veil Nebula Complex, also known as the Cygnus Loop, is a massive supernova remnant located in the constellation Cygnus, approximately 1,470 light-years away from Earth. It includes NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6995, IC 1340, NGC 6974, NGC 6979.


This raw astrophotography dataset was captured from our backyard in Las Vegas, using high-quality filters to block light pollution. It totals 12 hours of integration time, and is very clean overall.


Equipment used:

  • Telescope: Stellarvue SVX130
  • Camera: 61 MegaPixel QHY600M
  • Mount: 10Micron GM1000HPS
  • Filters: 3nm Chroma


We used 2 filters for this object, so you will receive the master files for:

  1. Hydrogen Alpha
  2. Oxygen III

The Cygnus Loop - Veil Nebula Complex - Practice Data

  • Monochrome