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Go beyond the Crab

Even though its eccentricities make M1 a worthwhile target, there’s plenty of other “exploded stars” out there to observe.
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Crab Nebula (M1)
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As we saw in the March 2011 article “The Crab Nebula’s everlasting mystery,” the Crab Nebula (M1) has a lot to offer astronomers of all stripes. It’s literally a textbook example of certain astrophysical processes, and yet it continues to surprise researchers with its oddities.

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