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Hubble Telescope Captures Star’s Last Dying Moments

  • What you’re seeing is a planetary nebula. A cloud of gas was ejected from the star after stellar winds pushed the star’s outer layers into space.
  • Ultraviolet radiation excites the surrounding gases to various colors, generating the rings you see avoce.
  • Planetary nebula last for about 10,000 before the central stars shrinks to become a white dwarf.

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