Veil Nebula Eastern

Eastern Veil Nebula, NGC 6992, NGC 6995, IC 1340

Name: NGC 6992 + NGC 6995 + IC 1340
Alternate Name: Caldwell 33, Eastern Veil Nebula
Constellation: Cygnus
Distance: 1,400 Light Years
Magnitude: 7
Type: Supernova Remnant
Discovered: William Herschel September 5,1784
Fun Facts: The Eastern Veil is part of a larger complex of nebula known as the Veil nebula. This section of the Veil nebula consists of NGC 6992 (the long body), NGC 6995 (the first wide segment), and IC 1340 (the second/last wide segment). The Western Veil and Pickering’s Triangle ate the largest of the other nebula that form the Veil nebula. The entire Veil nebula takes up about 3 degrees of sky or about the size of six full moons.

Telescope: AstroTech 65
Camera: Canon T3i
Mount: Celestron CGEM
Exposure: 10×600 Seconds ISO 1600

Full size is 4956 × 3181 pixels

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