NGC6960 - Pickering's Triangle and The Witch's Broom - part of The Veil SNR

Pickering's Triangle & The Witch's Broom

Pickering's Triangle & The Witch's Broom Nebula in Cygnus - NGC6960 - part of The Veil Super Nova Remnant (SNR)
ST-10XME and CFW8a, Astrodon 6nm H-Alpha filter
Takahashi FSQ F/5 Fluorite Refractor w Robofocus
8 x 20 min H-Alpha, 6 x 10 min RGB all self-guided on an AP900GTO mount
Acquired, Flats and Darks subtracted in CCDSoft5
Alignment, bloom removal and Sigma Reject combine in Maxim
Levels and curves in PS CS2
Noise Reduction via Reduce Noise in PS CS2

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Flesherton, Ontario
June 22 2007