NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Captures 

There are not enough words to express how grateful we are for the Hubble telescope's

 Planetary nebula NGC 3132 was recently shown in a Hubble image.

The term "planetary nebula" simply describes the spherical shape that many of these

when viewed through a modest visual telescope. In truth, these nebulae are vast shells of gas expelled

stars as they approach the end of their lives, and have nothing to do with planets, if anything at all.

One of the most nearby known planetary nebulae, NGC 3132 has a diameter of over 

 At a rate of 9 miles per second, the gases are dispersing from the main star.

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stars as they approach the end of their lives, and have nothing to do with planets, if anything at all.