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June 4, 2001 12:30 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2001-18

Bigger, Better Catalog Unveils Half a Billion Celestial Objects

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Object Name: Rosette Nebula

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, the DSS-II and GSC-II Consortia (with images from the 'Palomar Observatory-STScI Digital Sky Survey of the northern sky, based on scans of the Second Palomar Sky Survey are copyright 1993-1999 by the California Institute of Technology)

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