M57 Ring Nebula

M57 is a planetary nebula.
So named because they mostly appear small and round like a planet.
They are in fact stars that have collapsed in on themselves and shed off their outer layers.

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Bradley Swift

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Most of my astronomy is done from my back garden in Newhey.

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