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Ant Nebula

Ant Nebula

Date: 31 January 2001
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Ant Nebula, Menzel 3, PN Mz 3
Copyright: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

The Ant Nebula, as imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, resembles the head and body of a garden ant. In reality, it's the result of a dying Sun-like star and complex interactions of material at its heart.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
25-May-2024 12:24 UT

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