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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:52  ☀️ Transit: 12:04  🌅 Sunset: 18:18

NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus

NGC 6995 is a Supernova Remnant in the Cygnus constellation. NGC 6995 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6995
Supernova Remnant
Cygnus
  • NGC 6995 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 7, NGC 6995 is visible with the help of a small binocular.
Available Resources for NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus

Photometric information of NGC 6995

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 6995 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

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For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of NGC 6995

The following table reports NGC 6995 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6995 is a visual representation of it.
12 arcmin
12 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6995

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6995 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 0.4x0.4 degrees (24x24 arcmins).

Image of NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6995 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (12 arcmin) and minor (12 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6995

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6995 are provided in the following table:

20h 57m 11s
+31° 14’ 06”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6995 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus.

Finder chart NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6995 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.8°
Max altitude: 69.8°
Azimuth: 301.2°
NGC 6995 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom