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Observatory Parameters
May 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:12 01:32
Eastern Veil Nebula Frames: 22x240"
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NGC 6992, Astrophotography by Ray_Blais


  • Imaging camera: Canon 600D
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Explore Scientific ED80 O Triplet
  • Guiding camera: Lodestar
  • Processed with: PixInsight 1. 8
    Cartes du Ciel
    PHD2 Guiding
    O'Telescope BackyardEOS

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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 5,178 x 3,408 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.121 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 36' 45''
  • RA Center: 20h 56m 53s
  • DEC Center: 31º 09' 04''
  • Orientation: 89.922 degrees E of N

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Astronomy Quote of the Day

“We find, therefore, under this orderly arrangement, a wonderful symmetry in the Universe, and a definite relation of harmony in the motion and magnitude of the orbs, of a kind that is not possible to obtain in any other way.” Johannes Kepler, The Harmonies of the World, 1619
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