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Under the stellar sea

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The Degenerate Era

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Disappearing Moon

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Under the stellar sea

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Look closer

NGC 1999 is a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion the Hunter. But it’s not the large reddish cloud that occupies most of this image. Rather, it’s the small nebula near the center with a dark inverted T in its middle.
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