Anne's Image of Today: The Phantom Streak Nebula

Anne’s Image of Today: The Phantom Streak Nebula

  July 3, 2014 The Phantom Streak Nebula, a planetary nebula in Aquila Image Credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA The Phantom Streak Nebula (NGC 6741) is a planetary nebula located some 7,000 light-years away in the northern constellation of Aquila (the Eagle). It is receding from us at approximately 42.9 kilometers per second. Although fairly bright, this [continue reading]