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Fraser
2011-Oct-04, 08:10 AM
This image of the Elephant Trunk Nebula was submitted to us by Jason Melquist of Minnesota. Located in the star cluster IC 1396, the Elephant’s Trunk nebula or IC 1396A is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust. The nebula contains young stars which were discovered through infrared images in 2003. Jason provided us the [...]

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