A Tantalising Veil (ground-based image)

This ground-based image of the Cygnus Loop measures 3 x 2 degrees and was taken with the Oschin Schmidt Telescope and scanned as part of the Digitized Sky Survey.

Credit:

ESA & Digitized Sky Survey (Caltech)

About the Image

Id:heic0006c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 October 2000, 15:00
Related releases:heic0006
Size:4000 x 2782 px

About the Object

Name:Cygnus Loop, Veil Nebula
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:1500 light years

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

Image Formats

Large JPEG
8.5 MB
Screensize JPEG
567.7 KB

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