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Horse Head Nebula - Barnad33

The   Horsehead   Nebula   is   a   dark   nebula   in   the constellation   Orion.   The   nebula   is   located   just   to the   south   of   the   star   Alnitak,   which   is   farthest east   on   Orion's   Belt,   &   is   part   of   the   much   larger Orion   Molecular   Cloud   Complex.   The   Horsehead Nebula's   distance   to   Earth   is   1,   500   light   years and    was    discovered    in    1888.    The    Horsehead Nebula   is   also   known   as   Barnad   33.   It   formed from   a   collapsing   interstellar   cloud   of   material, and   glows   as   it   is   illuminated   by   a   nearby   hot star.

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