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NGC 6992 - 14.8.2022 at 00.50 - 14.8.2022 at 01.53 Janakkala, Tervakoski Observation number 108660

Visibility III / V

Petri Kuossari, Riihimäen tähtit. yhdistys

Eastern gauze fog in 94% moonlight



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • NGC 6992
  • Constellation
    • Cygnus
  • Weather
    • 94 % kuu

  • Darkness
    • Average
  • Seeing
    • Average
  • 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

307 images

Observation duration 51 min

Exposure 10 p

Gain 20 db

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