20 August 2009

Cat's Eye Nebula

The Cat’s Eye Nebula surrounded a bright star in an image released Thursday from data collected from NASA’s Chandra and the Hubble Space observatories. This is the first time astronomers have seen such emissions from the central star of a planetary nebula. (NASA/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

Click to enlarge. Via the Wall Street Journal's Photo Journal.

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