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

  • desert sky at night 4y

    Awesome! thanks for sharing it.
  • Howard Brodsky PRO 4y

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