June 10, 2016

Veil Nebula Detail (IC 340)

Veil Nebula Detail (IC 340)

This is a supernova remnant in the constellation Cygnus approximately 1,470 light years away. It formed from the debris of an star that exploded over 5,000 years ago.

Image Credit & Copyright: J P Metsävainio
Explanation by: Royal Observatory Greenwich

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