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Anne's Image of the Day: The Flaming Skull Nebula

August 13, 2013 The Flaming Skull Nebula, a planetary nebula in Serpens Cauda Image Credit: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage) and H. Schweiker (WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF) The Flaming Skull Nebula (Sharpless 68 or Sh2-68) is a large planetary nebula located in the northern part of the constellation of Serpens Cauda, the Serpent’s Tail. (The [continue reading]