Zoom into the Dumbbell Nebula

This video takes the viewer on a journey to the 34th anniversary image of the launch of the legendary NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope: the Little Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Messier 76, M76, or NGC 650/651). The object is located 3400 light-years away in the northern circumpolar constellation Perseus. The photogenic nebula is a favourite target of amateur astronomers.


NASA, ESA, STScI, A. Pagan (STScI)
Acknowledgment: D. Crowson, A. Fujii, Digitized Sky Survey.

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Release date:23 April 2024, 16:00
Related releases:heic2408
Duration:38 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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