Nova Cygni 1992

An HST image taken on May 31 1993, 467 days after the explosion, provided the first glimpse of the ring and a mysterious bar-like structure. But the image interpretation was severely hampered by HST's optical aberration, that scattered light from the central star which contaminated the ring's image.

Credit:

F. Paresce, R. Jedrzejewski (STScI) NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9406b
Type:Observation
Release date:13 January 1994, 06:00
Size:514 x 514 px

About the Object

Name:Nova Cygni 1992
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Nova
• X - Stars Images/Videos
Distance:5500 light years

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