The splendid “Butterfly” nebula immortalized by the Hubble telescope

The study published in the journal “Galaxies” – VISTA / Esa Agency /Courier TV
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Paris, June 23, 2020 Two spectacular nebulae immortalized by the Hubble telescope are described in a study published in the journal “Galaxies”. The two nebulae are called NGC 6302, also known as the butterfly nebula, and NGC 7027. The first is located 3,800 light years from the Sun, in the constellation of Scorpio: the wings of the butterfly are formed by gas and dust expelled by the stars at the center of the nebula. over the course of 2,200 years.

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