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 Ashburn , the Western Veil Nebula is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 20° above the horizon at dusk.

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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]
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:7.00 (B) [1]
Right ascension:20h45m [1]
Declination:+30°35' [1]
Visibility from Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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