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NASA's WISE shows the Rosette nebula located within the constellation Monoceros, or the Unicorn. This nebula, also known as NGC 2237, is a huge star-forming cloud of dust and gas in our Milky Way galaxy. Estimates of the nebula's distance vary from 4,500 to 5,000 light-years away.

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NASA's WISE shows the Rosette nebula located within the constellation Monoceros, or the Unicorn. This nebula, also known as NGC 2237, is a huge star-forming cloud of dust and gas in our Milky Way galaxy. Estimates of the nebula's distance vary from 4,500 to 5,000 light-years away.