Postcard09: The Boomerang Nebula

The Boomerang Nebula is a young planetary nebula and the coldest object found in the Universe so far. Planetary nebulae form around a bright, central star when it expels gas in the last stages of its life. Read more about the image here.

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Credit:

Text and compilation: Monica Salomone & Lars Lindberg Christensen. Graphics & Layout: Martin Kornmesser. Editor: Bruce Battrick. Coordination: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

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Id:hst_postcard_0009
Release date:22 March 2011, 10:25
Dimensions:12 cm (W) x 17 cm (H)

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