NGC 6974
DSS image of NGC 6974
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6974, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6974
Veil Nebula (part), Cygnus Loop
GC 5975

Type  Supernova Remnant
Size  20'
Right Ascension  20h 51'  (2000)
Declination  31° 49' N
Constellation  Cygnus
Description  neb *, neby cE pf
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 6979 is visible 15' northwest, the entire area is filled with wisps of faint nebula among the stars
Other Data Sources for NGC 6974
Nearby objects for NGC 6974

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NGC 6974