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NGC 6960 - 5.8.2022 at 00.30 - 5.8.2022 at 01.30 Janakkala, Tervakoski Observation number 108087

Visibility III / V

Petri Kuossari, Riihimäen tähtit. yhdistys

Last night I got in to drive the new Vespera, and I wasn't disappointed, the weight of the tube is only five kilos and I was able to observe in five minutes. NGC 6960 was selected as the second target

The image has not been processed in any way, copied directly from Vespera's memory, the sky was not yet completely dark.

I got this tube specifically for shooting, with eVscope it seems like all the time goes to scientific observations. It seems quite promising for that purpose and can always be taken on trips.

This is where the deep sky shooting starts after the summer.

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • NGC 6960
  • Constellation
    • Cygnus
  • Weather
    • Taivais vielä valoisa ja pilvilauttoja

  • Darkness
    • Average
  • Seeing
    • 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.

Technical information

Vaonis Vespera

342 images

Observation duration 57 min

Exposure 10 p

Gain 20 db

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