Natasha Ru_5_galaxy

Natasha Ru_5_galaxy
Natasha Russell

• 1 year ago

Jets of magnetically driven radiation observed shaping planetary nebula

PixInsight — Messier 57, Ring Nebula in Lyra, with Calar Alto Observatory. Such objects are formed when a shell of ionized gas is expelled into the surrounding interstellar medium by a red giant star. Age: 7000 yrs. Distance to Earth: 2283 light years

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Source URL: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-09/17/nebula-magnetic-jets
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