Visualisation of the 3D structure of the Ring Nebula
This image uses a 3D effect to visualise the Ring Nebula’s structure.
The brightest part of this nebula is what we see as the colourful main ring. This is composed of gas thrown off by a dying star at the centre of the nebula.
ESA/Hubble and NASA, M. Kornmesser.
About the Video
|Release date:||23 May 2013, 16:00|
About the Object
|Name:||M 57, Messier 57, NGC 6720, Ring Nebula|
|Type:||• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary|
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