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5 inch (32 em) telescope thai was alii could detect, although there are sightings of an outer haze with an 8 inch (200 mm) from darker locations. To su the five main spiral arms, a large Dobsonian and pristine skies are required. Despite its faintness it is surprisingly easy to locate its position. This is because the open cluster NGC6939 is nearby. This cluster is a splendid sight in any size telescope and a low power field can include both. CI2 is 10 south-east of the cluster and 20 SW of Eta Cephei (mag.

Although believed to have been named by M. Wolf, it was first catalogued by Sharpless in his "Catalogue of H-II Regions". 2 metre) Schmidt Camera. 54 magnitude star HD216945 and to have any chance of seeing C9 this star has to be found. The brightest part of the nebula is a crescent shape (concave to the east) and is located 12 arc-minutes to the north-west ofHD216945. 76 magnitude star (HD217061) involved in it and a slightly brighter sta r (HD 217086) 6 arc-minutes further north. Having got the precise location it is now time to slip in that UHC nebula filter because without it there is no hope!

Ignation. : NGC 6946 H r'l76 UGC 11597 ARP29 PGC 65001 Typo 01 objo

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