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English: Recent NASA photograph of the Cygnus Loop in ultraviolet light, with labels added to point out well known features:
  • The Western Veil (NGC 6960)
  • The Eastern Veil (NGC 6992, NGC 6995, IC 1340)
  • NGC 6974 and NGC 6979 along the northern edge
  • Pickering's Triangle
  • The Southestern Knot, a prominent X-ray feature
Source This file was derived from: Cygnus Loop Nebula.jpgCygnus Loop Nebula.jpg
Author Elphion


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current18:28, 25 November 2012Thumbnail for version as of 18:28, 25 November 2012420 × 420 (363 KB)ElphionCorrected the labeling of NGC 6974 and 6979. While NGC objects are generally ordered by increasing RA, the generally accepted position of NGC 6974 is farther east than NGC 6979. See the description of these objects at the [[http://www.ngcicproject.or...
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