M2-9 (Minkowski's Butterfly)

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Minkowski 2-9 (also known as Minkowski's Butterfly, Twin Jet Nebula, the Wings of a Butterfly Nebula, or just Butterfly Nebula) is a planetary nebula located about 2,100 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Ophiuchus. The nebula was imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope in the 1990s

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