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Crab Nebula

noun, Astronomy.
the remnant of a supernova explosion, observed in 1054 a.d., in the constellation Taurus.
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First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
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Crab Nebula

the expanding remnant of the supernova observed in 1054 ad, lying in the constellation Taurus at an approximate distance of 6500 light years
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