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The Wizard Nebula

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The Wizard Nebula 

[Photo added to post from accompanying link.]

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Tronhard
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Great image, Jerry.  I wonder why they call it the Wizard Nebula?


cheers, TREVOR

"The Amount of Misery expands to fill the space available"
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Thanks Trevor!

Not sure why it's called the Wizard Nebula.  Sometimes these deep space objects were named long before we had the photographic tools to get high resolution and high-quality images of them.  Perhaps that's why.

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Best,

Jerry

Thanks for the info and the links, I shall explore!


cheers, TREVOR

"The Amount of Misery expands to fill the space available"
"All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase" Percy W. Harris
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