The Western Veil Nebula (NGC6960)

Image of the Western Veil Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 150 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , the Western Veil Nebula is visible all night. It will become visible around 20:43 (PDT), 44° above your eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:23, 87° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:01, 31° above your western horizon.

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Name The Western Veil Nebula (NGC6960)
Object type Supernova remnant
Other names
The Western Veil Nebula
The Witch's Broom Nebula
The Filamentary Nebula
The Lace-work Nebula
C 34[2]
NGC 6960[1]
Magnitude:7.00 (B) [1]
Right ascension:20h45m [1]
Declination:+30°35' [1]
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.



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