The ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chili gives is the nice look at the Planetary Nebula Abell 33.
Abell 33 is located in the constellation Hydra. You can look around the region with The Microsoft Research Worldwide Telescope – enjoy!
Most stars with masses similar to that of our Sun will end their lives as white dwarfs — small, very dense, and hot bodies that slowly cool down over billions of years. On the way to this final phase of their lives the stars throw their atmospheres out into the space and create planetary nebulae, colourful glowing clouds of gas surrounding the small, bright stellar relics.