A picture of the formation captured at a Mauna Kea observatory raises doubts
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 18, 2012
~~<p>It's a fate our sun will someday share.</p>
It's a fate our sun will someday share.
As medium-size stars grow old, they run low on nuclear fuel, become unstable and shed their outer layers of gas into space. The common result is a stunning, brightly colored veil known as a planetary nebula. Login for more...