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Eskimo Nebula


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The 8th-magnitude planetary nebula NGC 2392 in Gemini; an alternative title is the Clown Face Nebula. The nebula has a surrounding fringe, like an Eskimo's hood, which gives it its name. It is about 3000 l.y. away.

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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