The Pencil Nebula · NGC 2736 Bright Nebula in Vela Constellation
Size: 30' x 7'
Also known as RCW 37
Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Uploaded by Shane_Lloyd
Size: 1,597 × 1,194 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Credit: © 1994-2002, Anglo-Australian Observatory,photograph by David Malin (DMI). Credit: Royal Observatory, Edinburgh Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin. Credit: ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope
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