Last update: December 7th, 2019 at 8:00 am
Today’s Image of the Day from NASA features an ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop nebula, which is about 1,500 light-years from the Earth in the constellation Cygnus.
The hot dust and gas of the large supernova remnant (SNR) cover a region in the sky that is six times the diameter of the full Moon.
This image was captured by the NASA Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
Image Credit: NASA