Go-astronomy logo

Cygnus Loop
Cygnus Loop
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Cygnus Loop - supernova remnant nebula

Cygnus Loop, is a supernova remnant nebula located in the constellation Cygnus .

Cygnus Loop is magnitude and is in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Cygnus Loop
      1. Type:
      2. supernova remnant nebula
      1. Size:

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.