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Golden Brain of the Galaxy - sh2-240 ( simeis147 ), 



    
        

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Golden Brain of the Galaxy - sh2-240 ( simeis147 )

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Golden Brain of the Galaxy - sh2-240 ( simeis147 )

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Astrometry.net job: 1929961

RA center: 5h 41' 49"

DEC center: +27° 55' 2"

Pixel scale: 7.978 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.204 degrees

Field radius: 3.099 degrees


Resolution: 2156x1785

Description

Tens of thousands of years ago, a giant supernova explosion occurred in the 3000 light years away, left the mysterious and illusions of space lines.

Unexpectedly, these mysterious and dim lines are still so colorful, like a golden brain of the Galaxy.

fsq106+sbig11002+cem60ec,

mosaic*2, 19hrs*2, HSO, 2018.1,

location: Gemini Obsevatory, Lijiang, China

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Golden Brain of the Galaxy - sh2-240 ( simeis147 ), 



    
        

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