M57, The Ring Nebula

Composite Image from Three Data Sources

8.2 Meter Subaru Telescope (NAOJ) (H-Alpha)

Hubble Space Telescope

14.5" RC, STL11000

Image Assembly and Processing : Robert Gendler

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(Processing done using Fits Liberator and PS CS2)

Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).