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Picture Album: Veil Nebula - Segment #1

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Veil Nebula - Segment #1
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This is a small portion of the Veil Nebula the shattered remains of a supernova that exploded thousands of years ago.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

Acknowledgment: J. Hester (Arizona State University)

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