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Wide-Field view of the Stingray Nebula

Wide-Field view of the Stingray Nebula


Date: 03 December 2020
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Copyright: ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

Pictured here is the region surrounding the Stingray Nebula.

Archival data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has revealed that the nebula has faded precipitously over just the past two decades. Witnessing such a swift rate of change in a planetary nebula is exceedingly rare, say researchers.

Last Update: 4 December 2020
21-Jan-2021 03:13 UT

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