In what region of the universe does the Ghost in "Hamlet" reside?

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In Act I sc.5 the ghost of Hamlet's father draws him away from his friends and then tells him:

"I am thy father's spirit,
Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night,
And for the day confined to fast in fires,
Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature
Are burnt and purged away."

These lines clearly tell us that the ghost resides in Purgatory, a place according to the Roman Catholics where the souls of the dead people suffer until they are pure enough to enter heaven.

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