Dr Alan Potts
Location of Photo:
Ferryhill, Co. Durham, UK
Date/Time of photo:
22nd May 2019 (00h 10m UTC mid-exposure time)
Nikon D5300 DSLR with 180mm f/2.8 lens (at f/2.8). Stack of 8s subframes, total 32m 32s. 3200 ISO. Star Adnenturer mount.
The remnants of a Type II supernova estimated to be approximately 8000 years old, as seen from earth. The bright star to the lower right is 52 Cygni which sits in front of the Western Veil. The Eastern Veil is the the upper left. Other nebulosity, including Pickering's Triangle towards upper right is also evident.