NGC 3132: The Eight Burst Nebula (Picture of the Day)

The Eight Burst Nebula
The Eight Burst Nebula or the Southern Ring Nebula (NGC 3132) is a very bright planetary nebula in the constellation of Vela. It is about 2,000 light years away. It is rought 0.8 light years in diameter. The hot blue light surrounding the two stars is from the smaller faint star, which is about 100,000 K.

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