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Anne's Image of the Day: Emission Nebula IC 417

December 11, 2013 IC 417, an emission nebula in Auriga Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Nebulae/IC417) IC 417 (also known as Sh2-234) is an emission nebula of almost 100 light-years across, located some 10,000 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Auriga (the Charioteer). It is often referred to [continue reading]