NGC 6302 and NGC 7027

These two new images from the Hubble Space Telescope depict two nearby young planetary nebulae, NGC 6302, dubbed the Butterfly Nebula, and NGC 7027, which resembles a jewel bug. Both are among the dustiest planetary nebulae known and both contain unusually large masses of gas.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and J. Kastner (RIT)

About the Image

Id:heic2011a
Type:Collage
Release date:18 June 2020, 19:00
Related releases:heic2011
Size:5887 x 2717 px

About the Object

Name:Butterfly Nebula, NGC 6302, NGC 7027
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Category:Nebulae

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