The Helix nebula by VISTA

The Helix nebula is an expanding wind of gas coming from a dead star, seen here from the VISTA telescope in Chile.


Credit: ESO/VISTA/J. Emerson. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

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