Dragon’s Egg Nebula (NGC 6164)

Pretty patterns of gas and dust.
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Christopher K.
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Dragon’s Egg Nebula (NGC 6164)

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About four light-years in diameter, this nebula looks like a planetary but isn’t. NGC 6164 has been found to has a faint halo, which is in blue in a nice image from Russell Croman.

26 December 2022 APOD:
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap221226.html
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