PIA04249: Close-up of M27, the Dumbbell Nebula
 Target Name:  Dumbbell Nebula
 Mission:  Hubble Space Telescope
 Instrument:  WFPC2
 Product Size:  1262 x 750 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Space Telescope Science Institute
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An aging star's last hurrah creates a flurry of glowing knots of gas that appear to be streaking through space. This closeup image of the Dumbbell Nebula was taken by the JPL-built and designed Wide Field and Planetary 2 Camera, onboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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