NGC 6820/23

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the galactic reflection nebula NGC 6820 and the nearby open star cluster NGC 6823 in the constellation Vulpecula.

 

Introduction

NGC 6820 is a small reflection nebula near the open star cluster NGC 6823 in constellation Vulpecula. Both are embedded in the large faint emission nebula Sh 2-86. The whole area of nebulosity is often referred to as NGC 6820.

Size: 40'/7' (Wikipedia)
Distance: 6,000 light years (Wikipedia)
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Map

The galactic reflection nebula NGC 6822 (the open star cluster NGC 6823 is embedded in it) in the constellation Vulpecula (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 6820/23 - Aug 24, 2020

 

NGC 6820/23 - Aug 24, 2020

 

NGC 6820/23 - Aug 24, 2020

   

NGC 6820 - Aug 24, 2020, processed

 

NGC 6820 - Aug 24, 2020, processed

 

NGC 6820 - Aug 24, 2020, processed

 

My Own Observations

Observations August 2020

 

References

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