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The nearest supernova, or more correctly supernova remnant is the Vela [See Link]. It occurred around 11 - 12,000 years ago. Not only is it the oldest, but it is also the closest at about 800 light years.

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The largest known nebula is NGC 604 at 600-1220 light-years.

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The Orion nebula is relatively close, definitely inside our galaxy, but here might be others that are closer but not so bright.

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The Helix Nebula (sometimes called the eye of god) is the closest at 700 light-years away.

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The closest star to us is our own Sun. The next closest star is Proxima Centauri.

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Orions nebula

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eagle nebula

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It is proxima centauri.

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