kenobi-wan-obi: M2-9: “Minkowski’s Butterfly” processing by…

Posted on Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 14:30

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M2-9: “Minkowski’s Butterfly” processing by Judy Schmidt

Minkowski 2-9, abbreviated M2-9 is a planetary nebula that was discovered by Rudolph Minkowski in 1947. It is located about 2,100 light-years away from Earth in the direction of the constellation Ophiuchus.

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