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NGC6995   © Ken Crawford      Rancho Del Sol Observatory  MPC G67
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Filter Exposures
Clear/ Lum 0 minutes
Red 240 minutes
Green 240 minutes
Blue 240 minutes
Ha 5nm 480 minutes
OIII 3nm. 480 minutes
SII 5nm 0 minutes

IC 1340 - NGC6995 is part of the veil nebula which is a large super nova remnant in the constellation Cygnus. The colorful tendrils are filments of gas that are expanding since the super nova exploded around 5,000 to 8,000 years ago. This portion of the nebula has also been named "The Bat".
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