Ring Nebula


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Ring Nebula
NGC 6720

Ring Nebula

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n.
A planetary nebula in the constellation Lyra.
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Venus, eclipse Nebula like ring nebula, Orion nebula nearby
" We can observe planets of our solar system including Mars, Saturn, moons of Jupiter and astronomical events like transit of Venus, eclipse Nebula like ring nebula, Orion nebula nearby Galaxies Andromeda Large Magellnic Cloud and small Magellnic Cloud."
While you're in the neighborhood, of course you should check out M57, the Ring Nebula. This is probably the most accessible planetary nebula anywhere.
M27 is a planetary nebula--an ejected cloud from an aged star becoming a white dwarf--like the Ring Nebula, M57 in Lyra.
M57, the Ring Nebula, is now at an altitude of 60[degrees] and with a magnitude of 9.7 will require an aperture of around 80mm, although the central star will need a much larger instrument to resolve it.
Washington, May 24 ( ANI ): New observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have revealed the real shape of the Ring Nebula.
They hope to see the Andromeda Galaxy - the nearest spiral galaxy to our own, a mere 2.5 million light years away - and the Ring Nebula, a dying white dwarf star surrounded by fluorescing gas.
Volunteers line up the night's wonders one by one: the Whirlpool Galaxy, the Ring Nebula, a globular cluster in the constellation Hercules, a binary star system.
Popular shots include images of a whirlpool galaxy and ring nebula, a blue mass of gas surrounded by striking yellow and orange.
But the Ring Nebula - one of the most spectacular objects in the universe - is now able to be studied on Earth, thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Fesen of the University of Colorado at Boulder started by looking at Wolf-Rayet stars surrounded by a ring nebula -- a shell of expanding gas very close to the star.