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NGC 6992 - 26.9.2021 at 22.00 - 26.9.2021 at 22.30 Janakkala, Tervakoski Observation number 101493

Visibility III / V

Petri Kuossari, Riihimäen tähtit. yhdistys

There was already time to start the starry night, despite the moon, the opportunity had to be seized, the third destination of the evening, the eastern gauze fog NGC 6992, is always just as spectacular.



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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • NGC 6992
  • Constellation
    • Cygnus
  • Darkness
    • Good
  • Nebulae
    • Supernova remnant info

      Supernova remnant is the remnant of the big star died in supernova explosion. The supernova remnants are quite irregularly shaped. Rather many of them ring-like strusture.

      The moderate big instruments and possibly special filters are needed to see supernova remnants.

       

      The Crab Nebula was born in a star explosion in  1054. This is the easiest supernova remnant in the sky to observe. Image Tero Hirvikoski.

       

      The supernova remnant Simesis 147 is in Taurs and Auriga. Image J-P Metsävainio.

       

      The Veil Nebula in Cygnus is wide-area supernova remnant in the sky. There is a detailed image of the boxed area. Image J-P Metsävainio.

       

      This detail of Veil Nebula is known as Pickering's Triangle. Image J-P metsävainio.

       

      A strip of Veil Nebula. Image Rauno Päivinen.

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eVscope, exposure 30min

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