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The Eastern and Western Vail Nebula. 27x15 second FIT. The Veil Nebula is the remnant of a supernova explosion that occurred about 5-10,000 years ago. It is located 1,400 light years away in Cygnus. Background extraction done in PixInsightLE. Histogram and curves done in PhotoShop. Telescope: - Camera: Meade DSI Pro. 55mm 1:1.8 camera lens stopped down to 2.8 attached for wide field of view. Atop Orion EQ1 motorized mount. Filtration used: Baader UV/IR Cut filter · Date/Time 2007:11:01 15:53:36 · Resolution 488 x 648