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A unique heart shape, with wisps of gas filaments showing an intricate honeycomb-like arrangement, has been discovered at the center of the iconic supernova remnant, the Crab Nebula. Astronomers have mapped the void in unprecedented detail, creating a realistic three-dimensional reconstruction.

The Crab, formally known as Messier 1, exploded as a dramatic supernova in 1054 CE, and was observed over the subsequent months and years by ancient astronomers across the world.

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3D reconstruction of the Crab nebula remnant as seen from Earth (right), and from another point of view showing its heart-shaped morphology (left).

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Flythrough of the Crab Nebula


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