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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Sh2-140 emission nebula

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Sh2-140 emission nebula Sh2-140 is an HII emission nebula on the southwest edge of the Lynds 1204 darn nebula. It is also on the edge the Cephus Ring, a ring of molecular gas and dust. This view was acquired in July and August 2014. View additional information.

Adam Block / Mount Lemmon SkyCenter / University of Arizona

Original image data dated on or about August 1, 2014.

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