Moving filaments of the Veil Nebula

This video shows the movement of the gas filaments within the Veil Nebula in comparing the observations made in 2015 with observations from 1997. The expansion of the gas in comparison to the background stars are clearly visible.

Credit:

NASA, ESA; Hubble Heritage Team
Acknowledgment: J. Hester (Arizona State University)

About the Video

Id:heic1520c
Release date:24 September 2015, 16:00
Related releases:heic1520
Duration:12 s

About the Object

Name:Cygnus Loop, NGC 6960, Veil Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Category:HD
Nebulae

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