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#PumpkinNebula, also known as #RottenEggNebula or technical name 231.84 4.22 OH, is a planetary #protonebulosa located in the constellation Puppis. Call pumpkin Nebula because of its peculiar shape. The other nickname, Rotten Egg Nebula, refers to the large amount of sulfur compounds present in it.

Pumpkin Nebula, also known as Rotten Egg Nebula located in the constellation Puppis. Call pumpkin Nebula because of its peculiar shape. The other nickname, Rotten Egg Nebula, refers to the large amount of sulfur compounds present in it.

Ghost Nebula aka Phoenix in the Stars

Ghost Nebula - a reflection nebula in the Cepheus constellation. It is located about 1500 light years away from Earth. It looks like a giant bird, ready to take flight! Photo credit: T. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOAO

This object, called the Helix nebula, lies 650 light-years away in the constellation of Aquarius. Also known by the catalog number NGC 7293, it is a typical example of a class of objects called planetary nebulae. Discovered in the 18th century, these cosmic works of art were erroneously named for their resemblance to gas-giant planets.

This object, called the Helix nebula, lies 650 light-years away in the constellation of Aquarius. Also known by the catalog number NGC it is a typical example of a class of objects called planetary nebulae. Discovered in the century, these cosm

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The Cone Nebula is an H II region in the constellation of Monoceros. It was discovered by William Herschel on December at which time he designated it H The nebula is located about 830 parsecs or light-years away from Earth.

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Billions and Billions - Elephant Trunk Nebula IC 1396 Hubble Palette. - Science and Nature

Dumbell Nebula - a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light years.

A really soft and silky looking one. --Pia (Dumbell Nebula-a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1360 light years.

Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) is a large SN remnant in the constellations of Taurus & Auriga. It is the result of a SN explosion about 40,000 yrs ago. It is 3000 ly away & about 140 ly across

Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) is a large SuperNova remnant in the constellations of Taurus & Auriga. It is the result of a SN explosion about years ago. It is 3000 light years away and about 140 light years across - Massive!

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