Astronomers Release New Image of Planetary Nebula NGC 3242 (Jupiter’s Ghost)

Using two orbiting space telescopes, astronomers have captured a striking new image of the nebula NGC 3242. NGC 3242 is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Hydra, approximately 1,400 light-years away. It was discovered on February 7, 1785 by German-born British astronomer and composer William Herschel. The nebula is sometimes called the Jupiter’s Ghost, [...] —> Read More Here


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