Hubble snaps NGC 5189

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope celebrates the holiday season with a striking image of the planetary nebula NGC 5189. The intricate structure of the stellar eruption looks like a giant and brightly coloured ribbon in space.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

About the Image

Id:heic1220a
Type:Observation
Release date:18 December 2012, 15:00
Related releases:heic1220
Size:3964 x 4224 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 5189
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
[OIII]
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
H-alpha
657 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
[SII]
673 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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