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Penetrating New View Into The Helix Nebula - Universe Today
[/caption] ESO’s La Silla Observatory has snapped a new image of the famous Helix planetary nebula, revealing a rich — and rarely photographed — background of distant galaxies. The Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, about 700 light-years away in the constellation of Aquarius, is a Sun-like star in its final explosion before retirement as a white dwarf. … Continue reading "Penetrating New View Into The Helix Nebula"