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.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 7.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 3 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.
Veil Nebula has a radius of 50 light years or to put it another way, it has a diameter of 100 light years. It would take a space ship 100 years travelling at the speed of light to get from one side to the other.
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||7.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1784|
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