Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00am -0400

A Stellar Explosion: The Dumbbell Nebula

There are many mysterious objects in the cosmos that evoke awe and wonder. Tucked away in this stunning planetary nebula known as the Dumbbell nebula (Messier 27) is a dying sun, that created it all. Now a white dwarf, the central star continues to propel cosmic material outward.

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