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Northern Cross

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The Northern Cross is a prominent asterism formed by the brightest stars in the constellation Cygnus. Deneb, Sadr, and Albireo form the pole, and Fawaris… Read More »Northern Cross

Summer Triangle

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The Summer Triangle is an asterism formed by Vega, Altair and Deneb, the brightest stars of the northern constellations Lyra, Aquila and Cygnus. With three… Read More »Summer Triangle

Egg Nebula

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The Egg Nebula is a protoplanetary nebula located in the northern constellation Cygnus. It lies at an approximate distance of 3,000 light years and has… Read More »Egg Nebula

Veil Nebula

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The Veil Nebula is a diffuse nebula located in the northern constellation Cygnus, the Swan. Also known as Witch’s Broom Nebula, Bridal Veil Nebula, Cirrus Nebula,… Read More »Veil Nebula