|Supernova remnant in Cygnus.
| W63 (G82.2+5,3) is a large
supernova remnant that can be observed in the north region of Cygnus.
It expands over more than 80 arcminutes and its filaments are expanding
at speed ranging from 35 to 70 km/s. In 2004 the existence in this
supernova remnant of an X-ray pulsar with 36 secons period was
Distance to earth: 5,200 light years
|Date and location||21-ago-2013. Caraquiz, Guadalajara|
|Telescope||ASA N10, f=906mm on ASA DDM85 mount. No autoguiding|
H-alpha, SII and OIII Baader filters
||H-alfa: 120x600s, SII y OIII: 30x600. Processed with PixInsight .
|Visits since september 14th, 2004:|