The NGC 6992 Veil nebula complex is a remnant of a giant supernova explosion. Supernova explosion is the cataclysmic end of giant stars. In this event, as fusion stops in the core of the star, the well balanced equilibrium between gravity and core fusion breaks so outer layer of stars fall on to the core and bounce back to the space. During the explosion, new heavy elements are being created. This is actually not just an end of a star, but the beginning of new life as building blocks of new stars planets and complex life forms are spreader away in to the universe.

On this image only a part of the complex can be seen, as the whole nebula spans more then 3 degrees (110 light years) and lies about 2100 light years away from us.

Scope: 200/800 SkyWatcher Newton
Mount: SkyWatcher NEQ6 pro upgraded
Guiding: Lacerta MGen autoguider
Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Exposure: 121*10 min on ISO 800 UHC filtered + 41*5 min RGB
Date: from 2017.07.19-2017.08.23
Location: Zselic, Mezőfalva, Medvida (Cr)

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