Move across Helix Nebula

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Duration: 44 seconds

A counterclockwise zoom and rotation sequence of the Helix Nebula. The Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys image of the Helix Nebula reveals thousands of comet-like filaments embedded along the inner rim of the nebula that point back towards the central star.

Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae, Planetary Nebulae


Video Credit: NASA, The Hubble Helix Team and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: May 9, 2003

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