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Eskimo Nebula. Composite image of the nebula NGC 2392, nicknamed the Eskimo Nebula as it resembles a face surrounded by a fur parka. Imaged by NASA's Chandra X-ray observatory (pink) - showing the location of million-degree gas near the center of the planetary nebula - and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST, red, green, and blue) - showing the intricate pattern of the outer layers of the star that have been ejected.
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