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Planetary Nebula NGC 7027

Planetary Nebula NGC 7027

Depicts: NGC 7027
Copyright: William B. Latter (SIRTF Science Center/Caltech) and NASA

This composite color image of NGC 7027 is among the first data of a planetary nebula taken with NICMOS. This picture is actually composed of three separate images taken at different wavelengths. The red color represents cool molecular hydrogen gas, the most abundant gas in the universe.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
8-Dec-2022 08:34 UT

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