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October 19, 1999 01:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-39

The "Rotten Egg" Nebula: A Planetary Nebula in the Making

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Image: Rotten Egg Nebula (OH231.8+4.2)

Rotten Egg Nebula (OH231.8+4.2)

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K-band (F205W)

Object Names: OH231.8+4.2, Rotten Egg Nebula

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, William B. Latter (SIRTF Science Center/California Institute of Technology), John H. Bieging (University of Arizona), Casey Meakin (University of Arizona), A.G.G.M. Tielens (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute), Aditya Dayal (IPAC/NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Joseph L. Hora (Center for Astrophysics), and Douglas M. Kelly (University of Arizona).

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