- Abell 35 by Terry Robison
Astronomer Terry Robison's excellent image shows Abell 35, a bipolar planetary nebula located in the constellation Hydra. It bears some resemblance to the inner disk of the popular Helix Nebula NGC 7293, however Abell 35 is much older and farther away. Located about 1,170 light years from Earth, it is one of the largest and most distant planetary nebulae known. Its apparent size and distance indicate a size of.....


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