Twin Jet Nebula spreads its wings in new Hubble photo
Twin shells of colorful gas shoot into space 2,000 light-years from Earth in a newly-released photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The colorful lobes of the Twin Jet Nebula shine in the new image, revealing bubbles of glowing gas that mark one of the last stages in the life of a dying star
This nebula — known as a planetary nebula — is actually created by two stars orbiting one another at the center of the image. Many planetary nebulas, which represent one of the last stellar evolutionary stages of life for a sun-sized star, are composed of just one star, but this nebula has two seen shining bright at the center of the image Read more…
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