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Hubble 12 Bipolar Planetary Nebula

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This beautiful space wallpaper taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows an example of a bipolar planetary nebula. This object, which is known as Hubble 12 and also catalogued as PN G111.8-02.8, lies in the constellation of Cassiopeia. This image was released Sept. 4, 2013. [Read Full Story]

Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Zijlstra (The University of Manchester); Acknowledgement: Josh Barrington


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