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Eyeing the retina nebula

June 14, 2002

A basic new phenomenon has been discovered in the evolution of planetary nebulae, the colorful remnants of stellar explosions.

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Animation and video from Space Telescope Science Institute regarding development of knots in Helix planetary nebula

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