Saturday, November 9, 2013

Cat's Eye Nebula

We've learned about the planetary nebula, and the clownface nebula.

There are even more cool things in space like this!

The Cat's Eye Nebula is actually a planetary nebula with a star inside of it!

cat's eye nebula
(from: wikipedia - cat's eye nebula)

It's over 3,000 light years away, and is part of the constellation of Draco.

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