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Dumbbell Nebula, M27

A planetary nebula, which is a glowing cloud of gas and dust expelled by a dying star. The Dumbbell is named for its shape, which resembles the handheld weights. It is 1,360 light-years away, in the constellation Vulpecula.

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Dumbbell Nebula A brilliant final act September 20, 2020

Dumbbell Nebula A blaze of color for a dying star September 25, 2019