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The many shapes of planetary nebulae

Browse a sample of these interesting sky-targets, and then seek them out with your own telescope.
January 2010  gallery-Bug Nebula
The Bug Nebula, NGC 6302, imaged with the Hubble Space Telescope.
NASA/ESA/Hubble SM4 ERO Team
This gallery provides a sample of wonderfully shaped planetary nebulae and offers suggestions for some nice ones you can observe with a backyard telescope.

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