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December 16, 2004 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-32

A New Twist on an Old Nebula


Video: Astronomer Interview: Margaret Meixner (STScI)

Running Time: 15 seconds

An interview with Margaret Meixner, an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md. She explains how a planetary nebula is formed.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and L. Barranger (STScI)

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