Portion of the Veil Nebula

NGC 6960, the “Western Veil” portion of the nebula. It is very faint and looks like a horizontal wisp of cigarette smoke below the bright star in the center of frame.

Shot 3 August 2008, ISO 100, Exp 5x10m, f/5.2, Canon EOS 5D & Televue NP127is, from Rock Springs Parking Lot, Mt. Tamalpais State Park.

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