Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7653

The impressive Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7653, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, on February 25/26, 2016.   Watch the video…

NGC 7635, it is also known simply as The Bubble Nebula, has a 7 light-year diameter bubble and is 7,100 light-years from us.



In this video, a zoom into the Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an enormous, balloon-like bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star. Astronomers trained the iconic telescope on this colorful feature, called the Bubble Nebula, or NGC 7635.
Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), F. Summers, G. Bacon, Z. Levay, and L. Frattare (Viz 3D Team, STScI)