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Sep 24 - Oct 23
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Messier 16 (Eagle Nebula)

Messier object number 16 (NGC 6611) is a diffuse nebula and open cluster in the constellation of Snake. It is also known as the Eagle Nebula. It is approximately 7000 lightyears away from earth.
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