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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6960, Veil Nebula - Inst: Celestron 8" SCT



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Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@home.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: November 21, 1998, 7:57pm EST
Location of site: Wyandotte Woods, IN (Lat 38, Elev approx. 700 ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestron 8" SCT
Magnification: 58x
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): NGC6960, Veil Nebula
Category: Supernova remnant.
Class: 
Constellation: Cygnus
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 20:45  DEC 30:43
Description:
At 58x (35mm Ultima, 50' true field)with an OIII filter a bright, shallow, 
3'wide, "S" shaped arc is seen extending north of 52 Cygni.  Some fialments are 
just discernable.  South of 52 Cyg, it becomes fainter and much broader.
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