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NGC 6888

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The Crescent Nebula  (NGC 6888, C27) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, about 5000 light-years away, first discovered by William Herschel in 1792. It is a faint object which has the nickname “Euro sign nebula” due to its red crescent shape.

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