The Veil Nebula complex, NGC 6992/95 (Estern Veil), Pickering's Triangle and NGC 6960 (Western Veil) are remnants of a single supernova explosion about 15'000 years ago. The whole objects spans some 3° of summer sky in the constellation of Cygnus. The nebula was discovered by William Herschel 1784.
This image shows the Western Veil and is a composite of RGB and Ha/OIII data. The bright star is 4.2 mag 52 Cygni, a unrelated foreground star.
Telescope: RCOS 14.5" f/8
Mount: ASA DDM85
Detector: Apogee U16M
Filters: Astrodon Gen 2
Exposures: R:G:B:Ha:OIII 200:200:200:360:360 min (20/30 min subs)