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Hubble image of planetary nebula NGC 2440
NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)
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Planetary Nebula NGC 2440

NGC 2440 is another example of a planetary ejected from a dying star. This star is one of the hottest known to exist. It can be clearly seen at the center of the nebula. Clouds of dust form the dark streaks and patches that give this nebula its delicate structure.

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