Zooming Into the Stingray Nebula

This video zooms into the nebula Hen 3-1357, nicknamed the Stingray nebula, which has faded precipitously over just the past two decades. Witnessing such a swift rate of change in a planetary nebula is exceedingly rare, say researchers.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey, Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)
Music: Astral Electronic

About the Video

Id:heic2020b
Release date:3 December 2020, 16:00
Related releases:heic2020
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:Stingray Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Category:Nebulae

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