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Picture Album: Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302

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Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302
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Gas released by a dying star races across space at more than 600,000 miles an hour, forming the delicate shape of a celestial butterfly. This nebula is also known as NGC 6302 or the Bug Nebula.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team

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