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Planetary Nebula IC 1295 space wallpaper

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This intriguing space wallpaper from ESO’s Very Large Telescope shows the glowing green planetary nebula IC 1295 surrounding a dim and dying star. It is located about 3300 light-years away in the constellation of Scutum (The Shield). This is the most detailed picture of this object ever taken. This image was released April 10, 2013.

Credit: ESO


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