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I HEART HUBBLE: Hourglass Nebula - BILDGEIST
“Planetary Nebula MyCn18: An Hourglass Pattern Around a Dying Star”: JANUARY 16, 1996: This Hubble telescope snapshot of MyCn18, a young planetary nebula, reveals that the object has an hourglass shape with an intricate pattern of “etchings” in its walls. A planetary nebula is the glowing relic of a dying, Sun-like star. The results are …