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9 October 2013

ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured a remarkably detailed image of the Toby Jug Nebula, a cloud of gas and dust surrounding a red giant star. This view shows the characteristic arcing structure of the nebula, which, true to its name, does indeed look a little like a jug with a handle.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.eso.org/public/unitedkingdom/news/eso1343/

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Space Scoop - the children's version of this release is available at: http://www.eso.org/public/unitedkingdom/news/eso1343/kids/

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The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
9 October 2013




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