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Planetary Poster featuring the photograph The Butterfly Nebula by Stocktrek Images

The watermark in the lower right corner of the image will not appear on the final print.

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The Butterfly Nebula Poster

by Stocktrek Images

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The Butterfly Nebula poster by Stocktrek Images.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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July 27, 2009 - NGC 6302, also known as the Bug Nebula or Butterfly Nebula. Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302

What resemble dainty butterfly wings are actually boiling cauldrons of gas heated to more than 36,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The gas is tearing across space at more than 600,000 miles an hour.

A dying star that was once about five times the mass of the Sun is at the center of this fury. It has ejected its envelope of gases and is now unleashing a stream of ultraviolet radiation that is making the cast-off material glow. This object is an example of a planetary nebula, so-named because many of them have a round appearance resembling that of a planet when viewed through a small telescope.

NGC 6302 lies within our Milky Way galaxy, roughly 3,800 light-years away in the constellation Scorpius. The glowing gas is the star’s outer layers, expelled over about 2,200 years. 

The central star itself cannot be seen, because it is hidden...

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