The Spirograph Nebula
Depicts: IC 418, The Spirograph Nebula, IRAS 05251-1244
Copyright: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA
Glowing like a multi-faceted jewel, the planetary nebula IC 418 lies about 2,000 light-years from
Earth in the constellation Lepus. In this picture, the Hubble telescope reveals some remarkable
textures weaving through the nebula. Their origin, however, is still uncertain.
Last Update: 1 September 2019