The Veil Nebula
New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars: NGC 6960
Constellation: Cygnus - The Swan

The Veil Nebula, the remnant from a prehistoric supernova is a shell of interstellar dust and gas glowing in the red light of hydrogen and in the blueish-green light of oxygen that was blown away by a star that imploded after running out of nuclear fuel.

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