Constructing the Helix Nebula Mosaic

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Duration: 26 seconds

A mosaic tile build up of the nine images of the Helix Nebula taken by Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys. The resulting composite picture is a seamless blend of the ultra-sharp NASA Hubble Space Telescope images combined with the wider view of the Mosaic Camera on the National Science Foundation's 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona.

Hubble Telescope, Nebulae, Observations, Planetary Nebulae


Video Credit: NASA, The Hubble Helix Team and L. Barranger (STScI)

Publication: May 9, 2003

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