Category Archives: Veil Nebula
30-minute subs with the 2 x 200mm lenses for a total of 4.5 hours. 12th September 2018. Clear Moonless night, started imaging at 11:00 p.m.
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.
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
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
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
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
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