The Witch's Broom (NGC 6960)

Posted by Degrbi
on Monday, July 26, 2010

by Derek Bill

NGC6960 the Western Veil or affectionately "The Witch's Broom" is a supernova remnant in the Constellation Cygnus.  The bright star at the center is 52 Cygnii, a binary system.  The image was taken with an Sbig ST-8300C and is first light for this camera.  A total of 95 minutes of data was collected, with equal darks subtracted.

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