Planetary Nebula PK 164 +31.1 — Astronomy Picture of the Day

Planetary Nebula PK 164 +31.1 Image Credit & Copyright: Descubre Foundation, CAHA, OAUV, DSA, Vicent Peris (OAUV), Jack Harvey (SSRO), PixInsight Explanation: Is this what will become of our Sun? Quite possibly. The bubble of expanding gas pictured above is the planetary nebula PK 164 +31.1, the remnants of the atmosphere of a Sun-like star … Continue reading Planetary Nebula PK 164 +31.1 — Astronomy Picture of the Day