PDA

View Full Version : Beautiful View of the Cygnus Loop



Fraser
2008-Jan-09, 04:40 PM
Let's stop all this science talk for a second and just enjoy this amazing photograph. It's an image of Pickering's Triangle; a portion of the Cygnus Loop supernova remnant, located about 1,500 light-years from Earth. This is the same remnant that contains the famous Veil Nebula. Astronomers think that the supernova detonated about 5-10,000 years [...]

More... (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/universetoday/pYdq/~3/213865770/)