The Helix Nebula (NGC 7293)

Posted by azstarman01
on Monday, October 14, 2013

This is a picture of NGC7293, also known as the Helix Nebula. It is also sometimes referred to as "The Eye of God". It is a planetary nebula about 700 light years away in the constellation Aquarius. It is the closest planetary nebula to earth, which accounts for its large size relative to other planetary nebula.

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