Hen 3-1475: A Young Planetry Nebula (NASA, Chandra, Hubble 5/10/06)
Chandra is celebrating 10 years of operation. This 2006 image shows a "young" nebula in Sagittarius.
This composite image from Chandra and Hubble Space Telescope of Hen 3-1475 shows X-rays from a young planetary nebula about 18,000 light years from Earth, located in the constellation Sagittarius.
Image credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/RIT/J.Kastner et al.; Optical/IR: BD +30 & Hen 3: NASA/STScI/Univ. MD/J.P.Harrington; NGC 7027: NASA/STScI/Caltech/J.Westphal & W.Latter; Mz 3: NASA/STScI/Univ. Washington/B.Balick
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