The Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of a planetary nebula called NGC 2371/2.

The celestial vapor is located in the constellation of Gemini and has an unusual name because of its unusual shape.

Astronomers first thought the nebula was two different structures, so it was named NGC 2371 and NGC 2372.

Upon further study, it appears that the object is actually a singular nebula with two separate lobes.

According to Digital Trends, the nimbus gets its unusual shape due to gases being pushed out into space by a dying star.

https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/hubble-star-death-ngc2312/

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