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Stephen James O'Meara's secret sky: Orion's phantom loop, part 1

February 2008: Use your unaided eyes to look for the emission nebula Sharpless 2-276 in Orion.
You better sit down for this one. On the next clear and transparent night, go to the darkest site you know, lie down on a blanket or lounge chair, and make yourself comfortable.

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