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McNeil's Nebula

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McNeil's Nebula

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McNeil's Nebula

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A newborn star is shining some light on McNeil's Nebula, and on the origin of our solar system. We'll find out more.

Joel Kastner, associate professor, astronomical imaging and spectroscopy. Rochester Institute of Technology.

Julian (Jay) W. McNeil, amateur astronomer, West Paducah, Ky.