NGC 6979 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus
NGC 6979 is a Supernova Remnant in the Cygnus constellation. NGC 6979 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
See also NGC 6979 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 6979The following table reports NGC 6979 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6979 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6979
The image below is a photograph of NGC 6979 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6979
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6979 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6979 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 6979 from your location
Today's NGC 6979 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):