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Anne's Image of the Day: The Pelican Nebula

October 19, 2013 The Pelican Nebula, an emission nebula in Cygnus Image Data: Digitized Sky Survey; Color Composite: Charles Shahar (http://www.lightfigures.com/DSS2/index.htm) The Pelican Nebula (also known as IC 5070 & IC 5067) is an emission nebula, a star-forming region (H II region) of roughly 30 light-years across, located about 1,800 light-years from Earth, northeast of the [continue reading]

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Anne's Image of the Day: Herbig-Haro Object 555

October 2, 2013 HH 555, a Herbig-Haro object in the Pelican Nebula Image Credit: University of Colorado, University of Hawaii and NOAO/AURA/NSF HH 555 is a Herbig-Haro object within the star-forming Pelican Nebula (IC 5070 and IC 5067), which lies about 1,800 light-years away from Earth, northeast of the bright star Deneb in the constellation [continue reading]