The thin, detailed fillaments that interwine to force a complex interplay of base colors are believed to be the surface of an expanding cloud seen edge-on. This is a massive target representing only a portion of the large Cygnus Loop, the remnants of the explosion of a star 20 times more massive than the sun around 15,000 years ago.
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|Telescope:||Svbony sv503 70ED|
|Captured:||2022-11-16 to 2022-11-16|
|Total exposure:||2 h|
|Ra:||20h 51m 52.9s|
|Dec:||+31° 20' 23.706|
|Size:||156.179 x 106.095 arcmin|