Astronomy Adventure — The Ring Nebula

Messier 57, also known as the Ring nebula, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Lyra. What we see is a circle of ionized gas that is being expelled from a dying star in the center of the circle as it becomes a white dwarf.

Originally published at https://thesoundings.com on June 18, 2020.

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