Astronomy Picture of the Day: Boomerang Nebula Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
Boomerang Nebula
Description:
This is the Boomerang Nebula--gas and dust expelled from an aging star--captured in polarized light. To learn more about this image, visit Astronomy Picture of the Day: Boomerang Nebula.
Image:
image credit: Hubble Heritage Team, J. Biretta (STScI) et al., (STScI/AURA), ESA, NASA; <a href="http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap071228.html" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/0509/boomerang_hst_big.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: Hubble Heritage Team, J. Biretta (STScI) et al., (STScI/AURA), ESA, NASA; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/boomerang_large-10-10-081.jpg
Featured:
October 16, 2008 - November 1, 2008