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Fraser
2013-Feb-18, 10:20 PM
Stretching across three light years of space and located about 3,000 light years away in the direction of the constellation of Musca, an incredible and rather understudied planetary nebula awaits a new hand to bring out new light. While most planetary nebula have a rather normal, bloated star look, NGC 5189 shows an extraordinary amount [...]

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galacsi
2013-Feb-19, 04:02 PM
Looks like a mixture of the Crab nebula and a regular planetary nebula.