Astronomy Picture of the Week – Planetary Nebula MyCn18

This image of MyCn18, a young planetary nebula, was taken by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) aboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The nebula looks like an alien eye staring at us. It is located 8,000 light-years away in the constellation of Musca.

MyCn18 NebulaImage Credits: Raghvendra Sahai and John Trauger (JPL), the WFPC2 science team, and NASA

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