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March 19, 1998 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1998-11

Hubble Captures the Shrouds of Dying Stars


Image: Planetary Nebula NGC 3918

Planetary Nebula NGC 3918

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Object Name: NGC 3918

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: Robert Rubin (NASA Ames Research Center), Reginald Dufour and Matt Browning (Rice University), Patrick Harrington (University of Maryland), and NASA


The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: Stellar Metamorphosis: Butterfly-Shaped Nebulae Emerge from Stellar Cocoons Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Stellar Metamorphosis: Butterfly-Shaped Nebulae Emerge from Stellar CocoonsPRC1998-11b Cotton Candy Nebula (IRAS17150-3224) Image Type: Astronomical Cotton Candy Nebula (IRAS17150-3224) Silkworm Nebula (IRAS 17441-2411) Image Type: Astronomical Silkworm Nebula (IRAS 17441-2411) Planetary Nebula NGC 6818 Image Type: Astronomical Planetary Nebula NGC 6818

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