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Winter Triangle

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The Winter Triangle, or the Great Southern Triangle, is an asterism formed by Betelgeuse, Procyon, and Sirius. The three bright stars form an equilateral triangle… Read More »Winter Triangle

Winter Hexagon

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The Winter Hexagon, also known as the Winter Circle, is a prominent winter asterism formed by seven stars that dominate the northern winter sky. These are… Read More »Winter Hexagon

Cone Nebula

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The Cone Nebula is a famous H II region located in the constellation Monoceros, the Unicorn. It lies at an approximate distance of 2,700 light years from Earth and is located in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way. The nebula is part of the larger star forming region around the Christmas Tree Cluster. The two objects share the designation NGC 2264 in the New General Catalogue.
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