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News Release 523 of 1051

December 16, 2004 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-32

A New Twist on an Old Nebula


Video: Helix Nebula Model

Artist's Concept Running Time: 40 seconds

Animation of a 3-D model created from Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based data of the Helix Nebula.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Selected still images from this video (click to enlarge):

Release Videos

Helix Nebula Model Running Time: 40 seconds
HubbleMinute - Helix Nebula: A New Twist Running Time: 3 minutes 19 seconds
Hubble Space Telescope Animation Running Time: 12 seconds
Planetary Nebula Animation Running Time: 29 seconds