Latest Cygnus Loop Stories
NASA sounding rocket was launched towards a supernova remnant, with the goal of examining the X-rays emitted by the object to determine the composition of this 20,000-year-old explosion’s debris.
Once a star, the Veil Nebula is now a twisted mass of shockwaves that appears to be six-times the size of our moon, but it sure is nice to look at – as demonstrated by a high-resolution image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and released by the ESA on Monday.
Astronomers combine multiple images to create a wide-field mosaic of the Cygnus Loop, sure to be one of the best images produced this year.
- The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.