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Veil Nebula

Veil Nebula is a supernova remnant object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 1470 light years away in the constellation of Cygnus. Veil Nebula was discovered in 1784 by William Herschel. The Supernova Remnant's location is 20:45:38 (R.A.) and 30:42:30 (Dec.). . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameVeil Nebula
TypeSupernova Remnant
ConstellationCygnus
Right Ascension20:45:38
Declination30:42:30
Distance (Lt.Yr)1470
Apparent Dimension3
Apparent Magnitude7
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1784
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
CoprightSkeeze

Veil Nebula Supernova Remnant in Cygnus

Location of Veil Nebula



Veil Nebula Supernova Remnant in Cygnus