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Zodiac: Gemini
May 22 - Jun 21
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Messier 42 (Orion Nebula)

Messier object number 42 (NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula and in the constellation of Orion. It is also known as the Orion Nebula. It is approximately 1330000 lightyears away from earth.
Image credit: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

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