This image is NGC 6543 known as the Cat's Eye Nebula as it appears to the Chandra X-Ray Observatory and Hubble Telescope. A planetary nebula is a phase of stellar evolution that the sun should ... more 
This image is NGC 6543 known as the Cat's Eye Nebula as it appears to the Chandra X-Ray Observatory and Hubble Telescope. A planetary nebula is a phase of stellar evolution that the sun should experience several billion years from now, when it less 
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SPACE.com | Photo By X-ray: NASA/CXC/RIT/J.Kastner et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI
Sat, Mar 9, 2013 8:48 AM EST