The Eskimo Nebula

hubble-the-eskimo-nebula-heic9910aThe Eskimo Nebula

In its first glimpse of the heavens following the successful December 1999 servicing mission, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a majestic view of a planetary nebula, the glowing remains of a dying, Sun-like star.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Andrew Fruchter (STScI), and the ERO team (STScI + ST-ECF)

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