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M1, the Crab Nebula, by the Very Large Telescope

M1, the Crab Nebula, by the Very Large Telescope

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M1, the Crab Nebula, by the Very Large Telescope
The Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant, was imaged in 1999 by the Very Large Telescope. The resulting picture uses mapped color from three filters.

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