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.

Credit:

A. Fujii

About the Image

Id:heic0712h
Type:Photographic
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
Category:Galaxies

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