The Eastern Veil | Jared Willson

Jared Willson
Location of photo
San Juan Bautista, CA
Date/Time of photo
June 8, 2008
Vixen VC200L modified classical Cassegrain @ f/9, SBIG STL-11000M, Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO
The Veil Nebula is a vast supernova remnant--the remains of a star which exploded some seven to ten thousand years ago. The entire Veil Nebula, of which this image is only a portion, spans three degrees in the constellation of Cygnus--six times the diameter of the full Moon.
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