Nova Cygni 1992
Depicts: Nova Cygni 1992
Copyright: F. Paresce, R. Jedrzejewski (STScI) NASA/ESA
An HST image taken on May 31 1993, 467 days after the
explosion, provided the first glimpse of the ring and a
mysterious bar-like structure. But the image interpretation was severely hampered by HST's optical aberration, that scattered light from the central star which contaminated the ring's image.
Last Update: 1 September 2019