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Nova Cygni 1992

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
4-Oct-2022 20:05 UT

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