Witch’s Broom (NGC 6960), and Pickering’s triangle

Photographer
Raymondggregory
Email
Raymondggregory@gmail.com
Location of photo
Mayhill, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo
September/October 2018
Equipment
Takahashi FSQ-ED, 106mm APO, SBIG STL-11000M, RGB, Paramount ME, PixInsight
Description
Western portion of Veil Nebula in Cygnus comprised of ionized Hydrogen )red) and Oxygen (blue) streams exploding through interstellar space from 10,000 year-old supernova.The bright star 52 Cygni is in the foreground and unrelated to the nebulosity. Pickering's Triangle (nebulosity in lower left quadrant), was discovered photographically by Williamina Fleming of Harvard College Observatory in 1904, and then -by convention- named for the observatory director, Edward Charles Pickering.
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