Wide-field View of the Sky around the Pencil Nebula

Wide-field View of the Sky around the Pencil Nebula

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This image of the region of sky around the Pencil Nebula shows a spectacular celestial landscape featuring the blue filaments of the Vela supernova remnant, the red glow of clouds of hydrogen and countless stars. It is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/Davide Martin

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