The Veil Nebula Structure

The Hubble images of the Veil Nebula are striking examples of how processes that take place hundreds of light-years away can sometimes resemble effects we see around us in our daily life. The structures have similarities with the patterns formed by the interplay of light and shadow on the bottom of a swimming pool, rising smoke or a ragged cirrus clouds.

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen).

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Release date:31 July 2007, 15:00
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