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The Veil nebula – reloaded

Noel reprocessed the Veil nebula data making the stars less obtrusive and sharpening up the nebulosity a little to emphasize the filaments.  It’s a personal choice as to which version you prefer – I like the down-played stars myself.

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The Veil nebula in Cygnus – a supernova remnant

Today is a landmark day for the New Forest Observatory.  After a marathon processing session involving a lot of blood, sweat, tears, and a hallucination-inducing lack of sleep – Noel Carboni has just finished processing the Summer 2007 mega-project, the … Continue reading

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The whole of the Veil nebula in Cygnus

The last few days Noel has been working right through the night to get the images sorted for Star Vistas.  As I write this, Noel is working on the mammoth Veil Nebula data set.  In a previous post you can … Continue reading

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The Veil Nebula in Cygnus Imaging Project: Almost, but not quite…

The last RGB image of the Veil nebula has been significantly improved by adding some H-alpha and some OIII narrowband data as can be seen in the accompanying image.  However, the project has turned into an even bigger undertaking.  I … Continue reading

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The Veil Nebula in Cygnus Imaging Project: 90% Complete

For me, the imaging object of Summer 2007 has been the Veil Nebula region in Cygnus.  This is to-date the greatest amount of data taken by me on one object, during one period – ever.  I’m not too sure I’ll be … Continue reading

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Summer 2007 Imaging Project: The Veil Nebula in Cygnus

I’m thinking ahead about the deep-sky object that I will concentrate on for the short summer nights.  I am really impressed with the image of the Veil nebula on Davide de Martin’s Skyfactory site where he has processed this superb image … Continue reading

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