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The Flying Bat and Squid

The Flying Bat and Squid

This scene combines the red emission nebula Sharpless 2–129, also known as the Flying Bat Nebula, with the bluish reflection nebula Ou4, also known as the Giant Squid Nebula. These objects lie in the constellation Cepheus the King some 2,300 light-years away.

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