The nebula of a dying star has a „inside-out“ appearance, scientists announced in a new study — and this may be our sun’s ultimate fate.
By Doris Elin Salazar | SPACE.com
Four years ago, astronomer Martín Guerrero from the Astrophysics Institute of Andalucía in Granada, Spain, discovered something puzzling: The shell-shaped remains of a stellar explosion — known as a planetary nebula — looked like it was inside out and seemingly born-again in a rare cosmic occurrence.
„I was at a telescope in La Palma, a beautiful island here in Spain, and I was repeatedly making images of planetary nebulas,“ Guerrero told Space.com. [Glowing Nebula Decorates Space in Hubble Image]