M 1-12 (2013)

Just another little planetary nebula. It looks like a very tiny spiral galaxy. You could say it is an actual spiral nebula, what spiral galaxies used to be called.

This view is zoomed 150% from original pixels.

Red: hst_08345_05_wfpc2_f658n_pc_sci
Green: Pseudo
Blue: hst_08345_05_wfpc2_f656n_pc_sci

North is up.

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Hubble data is public domain, but I put a lot of work into combining it into beautiful color images. The minimal credit line should read: NASA / ESA / J. Schmidt

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