View Full Version : Astrophoto: The Veil Nebula Complex by Johannes Schedler

2006-Mar-28, 12:22 AM
SUMMARY: Floating like a vast, thin wreath on a sea filled with colorful, bright stars, these wisps and tendrils are all that's left to mark the ancient resting place of an exploded sun. The star detonated in a flash of light that would have rivaled the full moon in the sky. The accompanying thumbnail image is just a small part of a much larger collection of structures that, combined, form a unique northern night sky object known as the Veil Nebula Complex.

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2006-Mar-28, 12:46 AM
That must have been a pretty impressive supernova when it appeared in the sky.

2006-Mar-28, 09:36 AM
Great pic, Johannes!