Changes in the Inner Crab Nebula
Depicts: M1, NGC 1952, The Crab Nebula
Copyright: Jeff Hester and Paul Scowen (Arizona State University), and NASA
Scientists are learning more about how pulsars work by studying a series of Hubble Space Telescope images of the heart of the Crab Nebula. The images, taken over a period of several months, show that the Crab is a far more
dynamic object than previously understood.
Last Update: 1 September 2019