Go Back In space taken from Sweden  


 

Object: NGC6992, 6960 - Veil Nebula, Cirrus Nebula, Filamentary Nebula, magnitude 7.0, distance 1470 ly
Discovered by: William Herschel in 1784 September 5
Note: Veil Nebula, Containing amongst all  The eastern veil NGC 6992 (left) and  The western veil NGC 6960 (right) Is an supernova remnant whom blasted around 4500 BC. That star is calculated to have been 20 times larger then the sun. Its diameter today is around 50 ly, this means that the average speed on this expanding nebula has been approximately 1150 km / second in every direction
Telescope=Astro-Tech-AT-65Q-FL=420mm Camera=Canon700D-Baader-mod Exposures=30x360 ISO 800 Weather= Good
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