Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula
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NGC 6960 - The Witches Broom, 



    
        

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NGC 6960 - The Witches Broom
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NGC 6960 - The Witches Broom

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NGC 6960 - The Witches Broom, 



    
        

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NGC 6960 - The Witches Broom

Technical card

Imaging cameras: ZWO asi 071mc pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Software: APT Astro Photograhy Tool  ·  Astro Pixel Processor


Dates:July 11, 2019

Frames: 223x60" (3h 43')

Integration: 3h 43'

Avg. Moon age: 9.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.90%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4301919

RA center: 20h 46' 12"

DEC center: +30° 42' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.115 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.411 degrees

Field radius: 0.603 degrees


Resolution: 3153x2284

Data source: Backyard

Description

Also known as the Western Veil, NGC 6960 is commonly known as the Witches Broom.

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NGC 6960 - The Witches Broom, 



    
        

            Randy Roy