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Tulip Nebula, at least in the field seen from earth, is in close proximity to microquasar Cygnus X-1, site of one of the first suspected black holes. It is also called Sharpless 101 (Sh2-101) or the Cygnus Star Cloud because the nebula located in the constellation Cygnus.

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Amazing New X-Ray Image of the Whirlpool Galaxy Shows it is Dotted with Black Holes (Universe Today)

In the Milky Way there’s a single X-ray binary — a system consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from an orbiting companion star — known as Cygnus X-1. But 30 million light-years away in the Whirlpool galaxy, M51, there are hundreds of X-ray points of light and a full 10 X-ray binaries.

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Black Hole. Interesting read here Artist's conception of Cygnus X-1 system. (Credit: Chandra/NASA);

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Rush: The Rise and Rise of the World's Biggest Cult Band - Classic Rock Magazine - July 2012 - courtesy of Cygnus-X1.Net

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Rush Hour: Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson - Guitarist Magazine - May 1992 - courtesy of Cygnus-X1.Net

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