Artist’s view of how a planetary nebula’s wobbling jets are sculpted

This artist's impression shows how the two stars at the heart of a planetary nebula like Fleming 1 can control the creation of the spectacular jets of material ejected from the object.

Credit:

ESO/L. Calçada

About the Image

Id:eso1244d
Type:Artwork
Release date:8 November 2012, 20:00
Related releases:eso1244
Size:4000 x 2250 px

About the Object

Name:Fleming 1, Planetary Nebula
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
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