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November 6, 2022

Pickering's Triangle image taken with the Mayall 4-meter Telescope

A wide-field image of Pickering's Triangle taken with the U.S. National Science Foundation's Mayall 4-meter Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory. Pickering's Triangle is part of the Cygnus Loop supernova remnant.

[KPNO is a program of the U.S. National Science Foundation's NOIRLab.]

Learn more about this image Here. (Date of image: Jan. 2008; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 6, 2022)

Credit: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOIRLab/NSF/AURA (Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International)

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