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Astronomy picture of the week - Witches Broom

Witches Broom

THIS week’s image is the beautiful Western Veil, common name the Witches Broom Nebula part of the massive Veil Nebula complex. 

The image was taken using an 8” F4 Newtonian Telescope and Canon DSLR camera. The result of this guided stacked image shows the intricate detail of this rapidly expanding ancient supernova remnant

This week’s image was sent in by Peter Strapp.

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