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NGC 6974

Proper NamePart of the central Veil Nebula
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberNGC 6974
ConstellationCygnus
Right Ascension20h 49m 21s
Declination+31° 13' 34"
Distancec.1,500 light years
c.500 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.0
Absolute: -4.5
DiameterApparent: 45'
Actual: 34 light years
Optimum VisibilityAugust

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