Fade Out | Space Wallpaper

IC 289 planetary nebula 1920
This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope space wallpaper shows the planetary nebula IC 289, located in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia. Formerly a star like our Sun, it is now just a cloud of ionised gas being pushed out into space by the remnants of the star’s core, visible as a small bright dot in the middle of the cloud. This image was released July 8, 2013.
(Image: © ESA/Hubble & NASA; Acknowledgement: Serge Meunier)

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope space wallpaper shows the planetary nebula IC 289, located in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia. Formerly a star like our Sun, it is now just a cloud of ionised gas being pushed out into space by the remnants of the star’s core, visible as a small bright dot in the middle of the cloud. This image was released July 8, 2013.

Have a news tip, correction or comment? Let us know at community@space.com.