Milky-Way towards the constellation of Cygnus (ground-based image)

A wide-field ground-based image of the Milky Way plane. The constellation of Cygnus, where the veil nebula is located, appears in the top of the image.


A. Fujii

About the Image

Release date:31 July 2007, 15:00
Related releases:heic0712
Size:3737 x 4551 px

About the Object

Name:Cygnus Loop, NGC 6960, Veil Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Distance:1500 light years

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