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Hubble Spies Dying Star's Final 'Moments'
The view won't last forever!
'Ghost Of Jupiter' Photo Shows Spooky-Looking Nebula In A Whole New Light
Known formally as NGC 3242, the Ghost of Jupiter is located about 3,000 light-years away in the southern constellation Hydra
14 Things You Didn't Know About How the Sun Will Die
David J. Eicher
Editor-in-Chief, Astronomy magazine
At some 4.6 billion years old, the Sun is about halfway through its life. In another 5 billion years it will be a normal "adult" star no more. Here's the skinny on the upcoming demise of the star that you owe everything to: light, warmth, energy, and life.
Sculptures in the Heavens (PHOTOS)
Take a look at these five Hubble images of planetary nebulae. Even though all of them represent late stages in the lives of Sun-like stars, like snowflakes, each one is different. What are these spectacular astronomical objects we call planetary nebulae?
Planetary Nebula Alignment Has Astronomers Scratching Their Heads
By Space.com, Space.com
Celestial Photos: Hubble Space Telescope's Latest Cosmic Views Top 10 Strangest Things in Space Most Amazing Hubble Space
Green Nebula VIDEO From ESO Zooms In On 'Ghostly' Gas Clouds
ESO offiials released a video tour of the nebula as well (see video above). Gas like the ionized oxygen is "belched" out
LOOK: Astronomer Spies 'Valentine Rose' In Deep Space
Abell 30: 'Born Again' Planetary Nebula Foreshadows Death Of Sun
The research is detailed in a recent edition of the Astrophysical Journal. But the new images show that the star experienced
Fleming 1 Nebula: Twin White Dwarfs Cause Spectacular Gas Jets, Astronomers Say
"This is the first time we've seen these jets fresh out of the oven," Boffin said. Boffin said this period was just a snapshot
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