NGC 6979
DSS image of NGC 6979
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6979, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6979
Veil Nebula (part), Cygnus Loop
H II 206, GC 4607

Type  Supernova Remnant
Magnitude  11
Size  10' x 3'
Right Ascension  20h 50'  (2000)
Declination  32° 1' N
Constellation  Cygnus
Description  vF, S, IE, sev F* f nr
Classification  E
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Nov 5, 2021    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 95x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

A modest area of nebulosity seen amidst a rich galactic starfield, 5' across, NGC 6974 is visible 15' southeast, the entire area is filled with wisps of faint nebula among the stars
Other Data Sources for NGC 6979
Nearby objects for NGC 6979

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NGC 6979