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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Astronomy Tuesday

Most of the objects in Messier's famous catalog of “shiny things in the sky that kind of look like comets but aren't” are nebulae or galaxies or star clusters.

Messier 24 isn't actually an object—it's a gap in the interstellar dust clouds allowing a glimpse of the stars on the other side, some of which are 10,000 light years away.

Image Credit and Copyright: Gabriel Rodrigues Santos

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