IRAS 19024+0044 (2013)

Something like the Water Lily but smaller. It seems that it is not uncommon that these preplanetary nebulas look like a work in progress drawing of a flower.

Red: HST_9463_13_ACS_HRC_F814W_sci
Green: Pseudo
Blue: HST_9463_13_ACS_HRC_F606W_sci

North is up.

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