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NGC 2392 The Eskimo Nebula.Single frame 30 secs at ISO 800, Canon 1100d, Celestron c9.25 and 6.3 focal reducer¯

The Eskimo Nebula, also known as the Clownface Nebula or Caldwell 39, is a bipolar double-shell planetary nebula. It was discovered by astronomer William Herschel in 1787. The formation resembles a person's head surrounded by a parka hood. It is surrounded by gas that composed the outer layers of a Sun-like star. The visible inner filaments are ejected by a strong wind of particles from the central star. The outer disk contains unusual light-year-long filaments.

 
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