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Zodiac: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
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Messier 17 (Lobster Nebula)

Messier object number 17 (NGC 6618) is a diffuse nebula and in the constellation of Archer. It is also known as the Lobster Nebula. It is approximately 51000000 lightyears away from earth.
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