Planetary nebula M76

Messier 76 (NGC 650), the "Little Dumbbell" planetary nebula in Perseus, shown in an R-band CCD image taken with the 1.1-meter Hall telescope at Lowell Observatory. This image emphasizes H-alpha emission; note both the bipolar inner structure and the faint outer loops of ionized gas.

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