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March 19, 1998 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1998-11

Hubble Captures the Shrouds of Dying Stars

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Image: Silkworm Nebula (IRAS 17441-2411)

Silkworm Nebula (IRAS 17441-2411)

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Object Names: Silkworm Nebula, IRAS 17441-2411

Image Type: Astronomical

Credits: Sun Kwok and Kate Su (University of Calgary), Bruce Hrivnak (Valparaiso University), and NASA

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