Veil nebula, HST image

Veil nebula, HST image

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Caption: Veil nebula. Hubble Space Telescope image of part of the veil nebula, the remains of a supernova that is thought to have exploded between 5000 and 8000 years ago. The veil nebula is located in the constellation Cygnus, approximately 1,500 light years from Earth. Image taken by the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2.

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Keywords: astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, cygnus, hubble space telescope, nebula, ngc 6960, part, portion, space, star, star death, stellar death, supernova remnant, telescope, veil nebula, wide field planetary camera 2

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