Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995
NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell
NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula

NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell
NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 9, 2020
Frames:
107×300(8h 55′)
Integration:
8h 55′
Avg. Moon age:
19.00 days
Avg. Moon phase:
81.03%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3669579

RA center: 20h56m11s.0

DEC center: +31°1904

Pixel scale: 1.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 30.242 degrees

Field radius: 1.078 degrees

Resolution: 4460x3328

File size: 1.4 MB

Locations: Home, Mesa, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC6992). It is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It's part of the Cygnus Loop, which is a supernova remnant. This is approximately 2,400 light-years from Earth.

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

NGC6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula, 



    
        

            Dick Newell