Sea Serpent Eats Cosmic Diamond Ring

Astronomers using the Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured this eye-catching image of planetary nebula Abell 33. Created when an aging star blew off its outer layers, this beautiful blue bubble is, by chance, aligned with a foreground star and bears an uncanny resemblance to a diamond ring. This cosmic gem is unusually symmetrical, appearing to be almost perfectly circular in the sky. Credit: ESO

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Credit: National Geographic

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