Caldwell 34 (North Up, East Left)
Caldwell 34, also known as NGC 6960, is the western part of the "Veil Nebula". (Caldwell 33 comprises the eastern part). It is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Cygnus, lying at a distance of ~1,300 light-years. The right star is magnitude 4.2 52 Cygni, which lies at a distance of ~290 light-years and shines with a uminosity about 90 times that of our Sun. These images comprise 10 x Luminance (300 seconds each), 0.101m f/5.4 Tele Vue refractor with FLI ML16200 camera at an altitude of 80 degrees over two nights, 8 September 2018 and 30 August 2019. The fields of view of the mages are 132’ x 132’ (2.2 degrees square) and 42' x 42', respectively
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
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