Astronomy Magazine – Your source for the latest news on astronomy, observing events, space missions, and more.

Picture of the Day

See all photos

Swan song

Team Atlaskies, taken in Oukaimeden, Morocco

W63 (also known as SNR G082.2+05.3) is a supernova remnant in Cygnus, the debris of an exploded star. This image was taken with a 4.2-inch scope and over 51 hours of integration in Hα/OIII/RGB filters.