Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Western and Eastern Veil Nebula

Draped in Earth's sky is a large filament of expanding gaseous clouds toward the constellation Cygnus.  The Veil Nebula is a remnant of an exploding star.  At a distance of 1,500 light years away, the Veil is an extraordinary site to image.

Western and Eastern Veil Nebula
3min X 20
Camera: QHY8pro and Hyperstar F/2
Telescope: Celestron 11" Edge HD guided
Mount: Celestron CGE Pro
Location: Lubbock, TX
Dates: July 12, 2013

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