Stock Photo - Named for its resemblance to a coiling spiral seen face on, the Helix Nebula NGC 7293 is a challenging stargazing target that has a more complex

Stock Photo: Named for its resemblance to a coiling spiral seen face on, the Helix Nebula NGC 7293 is a challenging stargazing target that has a more complex.

Stock Photo - Named for its resemblance to a coiling spiral seen face on, the Helix Nebula NGC 7293 is a challenging stargazing target that has a more complex ...  three-dimensional structure than expected Now, the nebula has a new portrait, created by the penetrating infrared gaze of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, which was released at the 207th meeting of the American Astronomical Society on Jan 9, 2006 The nebula, which is composed of gaseous shells and disks puffed out by a dying sunlike star, exhibits complex structure on even the smallest visible scales The image is a composite of infrared data from Spitzer and visible-light data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope

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