Science and Technology

NASA Captures Giant Space Opal

The Twin Jet Nebula, or PN M2-9, is a striking example of a bipolar planetary nebula. (ESA/Hubble & NASA)

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/08/27/the-hubble-captures-a-shimmering-butterfly-in-space/gtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/08/27/the-hubble-captures-a-shimmering-butterfly-in-space/

h/t Rick Tucker for the find