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Object: Portion of the Veil Nebula Complex , NGC 6960
Date: August 7, 2002
Equipment: TeleVue 101 at F/5.4, HX916 CCD, G11 mount; ST-4 autoguider
Exposure: (L)RGB (60):36:30:36 minutes. All frames binned 1x1
Processing: Dark and flat frames, Photoshop LRGB combine
Comments: Click here to see the full-resolution image
To see the nebula with less stars around it, click here.
To see the bottom tip of the nebula at higher magnification,
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Description: Veil Nebula is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Cygnus. It's 1,400 light years away and is a result of a stellar explosion approximately 5,000 years ago. The image above is the western portion of the whole nebula designated NGC 6960.

Copyright 2001,02 Paul Kanevsky