NGC 6979

Pickering's Triangle

Emission nebula in Cygnus in HaLRGB

Part of the Veil Nebula complex

Other image sizes
1024 x 768
1420 x 1040


Optics Celestron 80ED @ f/7.5 , guided with an 8" LX200 Classic @ f/6.3
Mount LX200
Camera Starlight Xpress SXV-H9
Filter Astronomik RGBIIc filters and 13nm Ha filter
Exposure 12 hrs : Ha - 300 min X 10 min,   L: 108 in x 4 min, R:108 min x 4, G:108 min x 4, B: 160 min.   All binned 1X1
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3, Sigma combined, DDP , final work in Photoshop7
Date 08.15.06 - 08.18.06
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes Seeing and transparency average.  This is  the limit of objects I can image well, given my sky conditions.  100% narrowband imaging will be the best for this object from my area.