Have you stared deeply into the Cat’s Eye Nebula?

[ad_1] NASA describes the dying star, NGC 6543, in elegant scientific prose. “The Cat’s Eye (NGC 6543) represents a brief, yet glorious, phase in the life of a sun-like star.” The space agency recently posted a sharpened image of the distant planetary nebula, located some 3,000 light-years beyond Earth. These sprawling clouds of dust and […]