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April 8, 1992 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1992-08

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Resolves a Planetary Nebula in the Large Magellanic Could

An American Astronomical Society Meeting Release

April 8, 1992: The NASA Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has imaged N66, a planetary nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud (a satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way galaxy). The image was obtained at 10:41 p.m. EDT on June 26, 1991, using the European Space Agency's Faint Object Camera.

Credit: J.C. Blades/NASA/ESA