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Zodiac: Libra
Sep 24 - Oct 23
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Messier 27 (Dumbbell Nebula)

Messier object number 27 (NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula and in the constellation of Fox. It is also known as the Dumbbell Nebula. It is approximately 1000 lightyears away from earth.
Image credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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