NGC6992 - The Veil Nebula (east)

Credits: Hewholooks

NGC6992, along with NGC6995, comprise the eastern portion of the veil nebula, a supernova remnant in Cygnus.

Facts about NGC6992 by Keith Turnecliff

Although this secion of thre veil can be seen more easily than the western portion (NGC6960), without a filter, it is far more beautiful when viewed with a narrow band or O-III nebula filter.

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for mid-September at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.