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Planetary Nebula Fleming 1 Space Wallpaper

Planetary Nebula Fleming 1 Space Wallpaper
This cool space wallpaper shows ESO Very Large Telescope image of the planetary nebula Fleming 1 in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). (Image credit: ESO/H. Boffin)

This cool space wallpaper shows an ESO Very Large Telescope image of the planetary nebula Fleming 1 in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). New observations suggest that a very rare pair of white dwarf stars lies at the heart of this object, with their orbital motions explaining the nebula's remarkably symmetric jet structures. Image released Nov. 8, 2012.

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