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Dramatic Image of the Cone Nebula

The Cone Nebula

The Cone Nebula

This dramatic image of the Cone Nebula was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 2, 2002.  The Cone Nebula, also known as NGC 2264, is an H II region that can be found in the constellation Monoceros.  Its about 2,600 light years away from the Earth.

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