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Planetary Nebula NGC 5189

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 2, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have photographed a festive-looking nearby planetary nebula called NGC 5189. The intricate structure of this bright gaseous nebula resembles a glass-blown holiday ornament with a glowing ribbon entwined.

Source: Buzzfeed [1]

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