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Nova Cygni 1992

Nova Cygni 1992


Depicts: Nova Cygni 1992
Copyright: F. Paresce, R. Jedrzejewski (STScI) NASA/ESA

This new HST image reveals an elliptical and slightly lumpy ring-like structure. The ring is the edge of a bubble of hot gas blasted into space by the nova. The shell is so thin that the FOC does not resolve its true thickness, even with HST's restored vision.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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