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English: The planetary nebula Messier 57, also known as the Ring Nebula, in the constellation Lyra (NGC 6720, GC 4447).
Français : La Nébuleuse de la Lyre ou M57 est une nébuleuse planétaire située dans la constellation de la Lyre, sa forme lui vaut également le surnomm de Nébuleuse de l'Anneau (NGC 6720, GC 4447).
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