Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359)

Posted by Fred Herrmann
on Saturday, March 01, 2014

Thor's Helmet is the product of a Wolf-Rayet star in its pre-nova stage of life. This planetary nebula is thirty light years in diameter and 15,000 light-years distant.

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