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Dusty view

Dusty view

You have to be south of the equator to get a good look at IC 4633, a cloud of dust in the constellation Apus the Bird-of-Paradise. This star figure, which ranks 67th in size of the 88 constellations, resides close to the South Celestial Pole.

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