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News Release 490 of 951

May 9, 2003 11:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2003-11

Iridescent Glory of Nearby Planetary Nebula Showcased on Astronomy Day

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Image: Close-Up of the Helix Nebula

Close-Up of the Helix Nebula

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Object Names: Helix Nebula, NGC 7293

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, NOAO, ESA, the Hubble Helix Nebula Team, M. Meixner (STScI), and T.A. Rector (NRAO).

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