Skull Nebula NGC 246
Credit: Gemini Observatory
Gemini South Image of the planetary nebula NGC 246
NGC 246 is a planetary nebula that lies about 1,600 light-years away in the constellation Cetus. Its central star shines at 12th magnitude and is whisking through space at about 80 kilometers (50 miles) per second.
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