Coffee With James Webb Discovery - Quiz 4

How far is Southern Ring Nebula from earth ?

The Southern Ring Nebula NGC-3132, also known as the "Eight-Burst" Nebula because of it appearance like number 8 when seen through some telescopes, is visible in the southern hemisphere. The nebula is nearly half a light year in diameter and 2,000 light years away. Gases are moving away from the dying star at its center at a speed of nine miles per second. Source

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