NGC : NGC6992

Information about NGC6992

General information

NGC6992 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 observations

Tonight, 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

NGC6992 on the sky map
Object type

Supernova Remnant

Alternative names

Constellation

Cygnus

Magnitude

7

Apparent size3600"x8'
Right ascension20h 56m 19s
Declination31° 44′ 36″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC6992

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H III 113aDouble Star6.78
H II 98Double Star5.75
H II 25Double Star4.2
NGC6871Open Cluster5.2
NGC6940Open Cluster6.3
Celestial motion
Date: 2019-08-24
Astronomical night: 04:56 - 13:32 (GMT 0)
NGC6992 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk75°245° (Southwest)
Set11:53313° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

03:54

83°

181° (South)

Elevation

NGC6992 Celestial motion