Sunday, June 14, 2009

Kohoutek 4-55 Kaleidoscope Magnet

This kaleidoscope art was created from an image of the planetary nebulae Kohoutek 4-55 was the last image from Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2), and was released in May 2009. Kohoutek 4-55 was named after discoverer, Czech astronomer Lubos Kohoutek.