(IAAC) Obj: NGC6992 (Veil Nebula eastern part), NGC6995 - Inst: Celestron 8" SCT

Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@home.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: November 21, 1998, 9:17pm 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): NGC6992 (Veil Nebula eastern part), NGC6995
Category: Supernova remnant.
Constellation: Cygnus
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 20:57  DEC 31:30
At 58x (35mm Ultima, 50' true field)with OIII, the southern portion
flares into a broad, dim, fan shape which covers nearly the entire
field.  Filaments are quite visible.  To the north of this area, the
nebula takes a long, curving arc which extends for another 50'.
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