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Hubble Views a Dazzling Cosmic Necklace

30 Apr 2021, 13:00 UTC
Hubble Views a Dazzling Cosmic Necklace ESA/Hubble & NASA, K. Noll

The interaction of two doomed stars has created this spectacular ring adorned with bright clumps of gas ­– a diamond necklace of cosmic proportions. Fittingly known as the “Necklace Nebula,” this planetary nebula is located 15,000 light-years away from Earth in the small, dim constellation of Sagitta (the Arrow).

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