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June 10, 1999 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-23

A Butterfly-Shaped "Papillon" Nebula Yields Secrets of Massive Star Birth

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Image: Papillon Nebula N159-5

Papillon Nebula N159-5STScI-PRC1999-23b

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An image of the Papillon nebula (N159-5) as seen in Halpha emission, showing the internal morphology of the butterfly-shaped HII region.

Object Name: N159

Image Type: Astronomical

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Montage Image: Butterfly-Shaped "Papillon" Nebula (inset) Found in Nebula N159 Image Type: Astronomical Butterfly-Shaped "Papillon" Nebula  (inset) Found in Nebula N159PRC1999-23 Nebula N159 Image Type: Astronomical Nebula N159PRC1999-23a

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