Visualisation of the 3D structure of the Ring Nebula
This image uses a 3D effect to visualise the Ring Nebula’s structure.
The brightest part of this nebula is what we see as the colourful main ring. This is composed of gas thrown off by a dying star at the centre of the nebula.
ESA/Hubble and NASA, M. Kornmesser.
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|Release date:||23 May 2013, 16:00|