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A photo of the stars, resembling a part of the animal’s body, was published on the occasion of World Elephant Day.

Researchers have captured the galaxy IC 1396A, which resembles an elephant’s trunk. 

A surprisingly clear image was published by the observatory of the telescope James Webb on Twitter.

A photograph of the star cluster was captured using the Spitzer Space Telescope in infrared radiation. Galaxy IC 1396A is located in the constellation Cepheus.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/W. Reach (SSC/Caltech).

“In honor of #WorldElephantDay, we’re featuring the Elephant’s Trunk Nebula. This stellar nursery was imaged by the Spitzer Space Telescope in infrared light, giving a preview of what #NASAWebb will provideonor of World Elephant Day, we present the Elephant Trunk Nebula,” NASA said.

Photo by Li Jiaxian/China News Service via Getty Images

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