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Corona Australis

The R Coronae Australis region, imaged with the Wide Field Imager at the European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory. R Coronae Australis is a star located in the Corona Australis constellation. According to ESO, "the light blue nebulosity seen in this picture is mostly due to the reflection of starlight off small dust particles."

Photograph: ESO

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