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Really Hot Stars
Spectacular VLT Photos Unveil Mysterious Nebulae Quite a few of the most beautiful objects in the Universe are still shrouded in mystery. Even though most of the nebulae of gas and dust in our vicinity are now rather well understood, there are some which continue to puzzle astronomers. This is the case of a small number of unusual nebulae that appear to be the subject of strong heating - in... View News Article (2003-04-09)

UK Astronomers Survey Galactic Graveyard
An unprecedented source of planetary nebulae, the disk-like relics of elderly, dying stars, has been discovered in the southern part of our Milky Way galaxy. With about 1000 planetary nebulae found so far and many more still to be discovered, the number of aged stars in their death throes revealed by the new survey is rapidly overtaking the entire population discovered over the entire sky during... View News Article (2002-04-07)

Bizarre alignment of planetary nebulae
Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESO's New Technology Telescope to explore more than 100 planetary nebulae in the central bulge of our galaxy. View News Article (2013-09-04)

A swoosh in space: Merry Christmas from Hubble
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope celebrates the holiday season with a striking image of the planetary nebula NGC 5189. The intricate structure of the stellar eruption looks like a giant and brightly coloured ribbon in space. View News Article (2012-12-19)

Magnetic field may shape
An old star, IRAS 15445-5449, has begun to push out a jet of charged particles that glow with radio waves.  View News Article (2013-09-26)

A ghostly green bubble
Stars the size of the Sun end their lives as tiny and faint white dwarf stars. View News Article (2013-04-10)

Astronomers report mysterious giant star clusters
An international team of astronomers reported evidence for the formation of mysterious "super star clusters" Jan. 9 at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Washington, D.C. View News Article (2006-01-11)

Hubble sees a galaxy hit a bullseye
In Hubble's image, NGC 922 clearly reveals itself not to be a normal spiral galaxy. View News Article (2012-12-06)

How Stellar Death Can Lead To Twin Celestial Jets
Astronomers know that while large stars can end their lives as violently cataclysmic supernovae, smaller stars end up as planetary nebulae - colorful, glowing clouds of dust and gas. In recent decades these nebulae, once thought to be mostly spherical, have been observed to often emit powerful, bipolar jets of gas and dust. View News Article (2014-02-13)

Sweeping X-ray Imaging Survey of Dying Stars is 'Uncharted Territory
The death throes of dying stars are the focus of a sweeping new survey using NASA's Chandra X-ray satellite observatory. View News Article (2012-10-11)

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