astronomyblog: Sharpless 2-240, aka Simeis 14…

astronomyblog:

Sharpless 2-240, aka Simeis 147, aka the Spaghetti Nebula is a supernova remnant about 3,000 light-years away located on the border between the constellations of Taurus and Auriga. It’s really big (about 36 times the area of the full moon) and extremely faint. 

Image credit: Rick Stevenson