Butterfly In Space

Hubble Space Telescope captured a Twin Jet Nebula that shows kaleidoscopic lobes of material stretching outwards from the central star system. Within these lobes, two huge jets of gas are streaming from the star.

The nebula*nebula*
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➤ (n) cloudiness of the urine
➤ (n) an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space
➤ (n) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
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has been named PN M2-9 in which M stands after Rudolph Minkowski, who discovered the nebula*nebula*
➤ (n) a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
➤ (n) cloudiness of the urine
➤ (n) an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space
➤ (n) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
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in 1947.

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The glowing and expanding shells of gas represent the final stages of life for an old star of low to intermediate mass. The star has not only ejected its outer layers, but the exposed remnant core is now illuminating these layers, resulting in a rainbow of colors like this one’.

Twin Jet Nebula is a nebula*nebula*
➤ (n) a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
➤ (n) cloudiness of the urine
➤ (n) an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space
➤ (n) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
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with two stars, and both have around the same mass as the sun. The movement of the two central stars around each other causes the butterfly-like wings. ‘The nebula’s wings are still growing and, by measuring their expansion, astronomers have calculated that the nebulanebula*
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➤ (n) cloudiness of the urine
➤ (n) an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space
➤ (n) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
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was created only 1,200 years ago’*.