Target: NGC 6960 (Western Veil Nebula, supernova remnent in Cygnus)
Distance from Earth: 1500 light-years
Date/Time: 09/17/07 0202 EDT to 0340 EDT
Mount: Takahashi NJP Temma II
Telescope: Takahashi FS-78 refractor with Hutech 0.85x reducer/flattener (f/6.9) and Hutech LPS filter
Camera: Starlight Xpress SXVF-M25C guided by Takahashi FS-60C + Optec 0.62x telecompressor with SBIG STV (f/3.7)
Focus: Finger Lakes Instrumentation DF-2 with FocusMax/MaxIm DL software
Sky conditions: transparency 3/5, seeing 5/5
Moon: Moonset 2131 EDT
Images: Captured with MaxIm DL 4.60 at an image scale of 2.99 arcsec/pixel; 9 light exposures, 600 sec duration and 3 dark exposures, 600 sec duration. 8 frames were used for alignment and stacking.
Processing: ImagesPlus 3 beta 7, RegiStar 1.0 and Photoshop CS3 with GradientXTerminator and Noise Ninja, image cropped.