NGC 6960 Western Veil

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NGC 6960 Western Veil

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NGC 6960

The Western Veil (also known as Caldwell 34), consisting of NGC 6960 (the "Witch's Broom", "Finger of God", or "Filamentary Nebula" near the foreground star 52 Cygni;
The nebula was discovered on 1784 September 5 by William Herschel.(Wikipedia)

Right ascension 20h 45m 38.0s
Declination +30° 42′ 30″
Distance 1470 ly
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.0
Apparent dimensions (V) 3 degrees (diameter)
Constellation Cygnus

DAY: Monday DATE: 3/10/16 TIME: 23:15
SCOPE: Dob 10px Sky-Watcher F.L.1200/f4.7
EYEPIECE: T/S 30mm Plossl 2 inches F.O.V. 68°
FILTER OF TYPE: OIII Baader
LOCATION: Mammari

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Very nice sketch, Marios!
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Thank you Bryan.

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Nice sketch.
Wish that I could draw!!!!
Thank you for sharing
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Thank you Peter.

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