Veil Nebula - supernova remnant nebula
Veil Nebula, also known as the Cirrus Nebula and Filamentary Nebula, is a supernova remnant nebula located in the constellation Cygnus .
Veil Nebula is magnitude 7* and is 3° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Veil Nebula
- Alt Name:
- Cirrus Nebula
- Alt Name 2:
- Filamentary Nebula
- Parent structure
- Cygnus Loop
- supernova remnant nebula
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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