NGC 5307

NGC 5307


Point-Symmetric Structure in a Nebula

This small planetary nebula (longest dimension about 18 arcsec) shows "point-symmetric" structure, i.e., almost every blob has a counterpart on the opposite side of the central star.


Web page by Robin Ciardullo ( rbc@astro.psu.edu )
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Penn State University