NGC 6992 -- Veil Nebula
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NGC 6992 -- Veil Nebula

March 31, 2003
Atlas Image mosaic, covering 22´ × 16.5´ on the sky of NGC 6992, part of the Veil Nebula. NGC 6992 is a small part to the east of the much larger Veil, or Cygnus Loop, which is a middle-aged shell-type remnant of a supernova explosion which occurred in the Milky Way about 14,000 years ago. 2002 July 31-August 13

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