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Hubble Finds a Young Planetary Nebula

Hubble Finds a Young Planetary Nebula

Date: 04 January 1993
Satellite: Hubble
Depicts: Hen 1357
Copyright: Matt Bobrowsky (CTA INCORPORATED), and NASA

This is a NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope picture of a recently-formed "planetary nebula," known as Hen 1357. This expanding cloud of gas was ejected from the aging star in the center. Much of the gas is concentrated in a ring which appears tilted 35 degrees. This research is being presented at the 181st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ on 5 January 1993. by Dr. Matt Bobrowsky of CTA INCORPORATED, in Rockville, Maryland.
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