Colliding Gas in the Helix Nebula

This ground-based image shows where the smaller Hubble image is located.


Robert O'Dell (Rice Univ.), NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:15 April 1996, 06:00
Size:504 x 575 px

About the Object

Name:Helix Nebula, IRAS 22267-2102, NGC 7293
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Distance:2500 light years

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