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Anne's Image of the Day: The Snake Nebula

August 3, 2013 The Snake Nebula, a dark nebula in Ophiuchus Image Credit: Friendlystar/Wikimedia Commons The Snake Nebula (also known as Barnard 72 or Barnard’s Dark S Nebula) is a dark nebula of about 5 light-years across, located some 650 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Ophiuchus (the Serpent Bearer), 1.5° north-northeast of [continue reading]