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Hubble images colorful planetary nebula ringed by hazy halo

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Hubble Images Colorful Planetary Nebula Ringed by Hazy Halo

image: The colorful planetary nebula, NGC 2438, appears to lie on the outskirts of the open star cluster, M46 (NGC 2437). The nebula is actually in the foreground between us and the star cluster. view more 

Credit: Credits: NASA, ESA, K. Knoll (NASA Goddard), S. Öttl (Leopold Franzens Universität Innsbruck), et. al., and DSS; Processing: Gladys Kober (NASA/Catholic University of America)

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