Journey to the Pencil Nebula
Hubble images take you to the heart of the Vela Supernova Remnant.
February 21, 2008
|Hubble imaging team members combined multiple images to create this imaginary journey to the Pencil Nebula. The zoom continues all the way to a small region of the Pencil Nebula's wispy filamentary structures. The nebula's shape suggests it is part of the supernova shock wave that recently encountered a region of dense gas.|
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