88.8 MB (1.8 MB compressed)
7205 x 4307 pixels
61.0 x 36.6 cm ⏐ 24.0 x 14.4 in (300dpi)
MARK GARLICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK GARLICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Artwork of an imaginary planetary nebula. This is a bipolar planetary nebula, a glowing shell of gas cast off by a star near the end of its life. The star can be seen at the centre of the nebula. The Sun will one day form a planetary nebula, once its internal stock of hydrogen is used up.
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