General informationNGC6992 is the supernova remnant at magnitude 7 that is placed in Cygnus constellation and has apparent size of 60 angular minutes.
Because of low brightness and large angular size, supernova remnant is available for observations through a 5-inch telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2019-08-24, supernova remnant NGC6992 will become observable at southwest as the dusk sky fades, 75° above your horizon, at 04:56. At 11:53 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 83° above horizon, will be reached at 03:54, when supernova remnant will be placed at south.
NGC6992 on the sky map
|Right ascension||20h 56m 19s|
|Declination||31° 44′ 36″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|