Photo: Hubble Space Telescope (45k jpg)
- RA 7:42, Dec -18:13 (Puppis)
- Type: planetary nebula
- Distance: 3600 ly
- Not all planetary nebulae are ring-shaped!
- Note the central star in the HST image.
- It is believed that the central star is extraordinarily hot, perhaps as much as 200,000 degrees Kelvin (360,000 F).
BB 5k jpg
|Bill Arnett||1996 December 3|