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Roughly 1,500 light-years from Earth, the Lacework Nebula resides in the constellation Cygnus and spans 80 light-years. This nebula was created about 10,000 years ago by a rare supernova that occurred in our own galaxy, the Milky Way.

Image credit: Ryan M. Hannahoe
Exposure time: 42 hours
Equipment Used: 16″ RC Optical Systems Telescope, Bisque Paramount ME, STX16803 CCD
Location: Perez Observatory at New Mexico Skies, Mayhill – New Mexico

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