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ESA/Hubble heic1623: Festive nebulae light up Milky Way Galaxy satellite. The sheer observing power of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is rarely better illustrated than in an image such as this. This glowing pink nebula, named NGC 248, is located in the Small Magellanic Cloud, just under 200 000 light-years ...

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ESA/Hubble News
20 December 2016

The sheer observing power of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is rarely better illustrated than in an image such as this. This glowing pink nebula, named NGC 248, is located in the Small Magellanic Cloud, just under 200 000 light-years away and yet can still be seen in great detail.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1623/

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ESA/Hubble Information Centre
The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
20 December 2016




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