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The Crab Nebulam seen by the Hubble Space Telescope

Caption: In blue, visible light from the Crab Nebulam seen by the Hubble Space Telescope. This comes from emissions of gases in the nebula, which are energised by the neutron star at the centre. In red, far infrared light seen by the Herschel Space Observatory. This comes mainly from cold dust and gas.

Credit: NASA, ESA, Alison Loll & Jeff Hester (University of Arizona)

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