Eastern Veil Nebula

Minted on Dec 24, 2021
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The Eastern Veil Nebula, also known as the Bat Nebula, is in the constellation Cygnus. A part of the bigger Cgynus Loop, a supernova remnant of massive size. The parts of the nebula are thin intricate filaments of different intertwined ionized gases.

Photo by Ian Barredo
Animated by Ij Cacnio

Taken using

WilliamOptics 103mm refractor
ZWOASI1600 monochrome camera
Chroma 3nm H alpha filter = 12.6 hrs
Chroma 3nm Oxygen-iii filter = 11.9 hrs
Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 equatorial mount
ZWO AsiairPro

Regina SK, Canada
Bortle 8