Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Planetary Nebula NGC 5189

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope took this striking space wallpaper of the planetary nebula NGC 5189. The intricate structure of the stellar eruption looks like a giant and brightly coloured ribbon in space. This image was released Dec. 18, 2012.
Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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