Zooming in on Messier 57, the Ring Nebula

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This video zooms in on planetary nebula Messier 57, known as the Ring Nebula. The sequence begins with a view of the night sky near the constellation of Lyra. It then zooms through observations from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and ends with a view of the nebula obtained by Hubble.

The data of the region surrounding the Ring Nebula’s central region are provided by the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2, and the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory (LBTO)

About the Video

Id:heic1310f
Release date:23 May 2013, 16:00
Related releases:heic1310
Related announcements:ann1305
Duration:56s

About the Object

Name:M 57, Messier 57, NGC 6720, Ring Nebula
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
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