Is the central star of the Eskimo Nebula a binary system?

A study has revealed anomalies in the Eskimo Nebula that suggest that its central star could be double
This study provides robust evidence on the existence of a conduction layer which transfers thermal energy produced in the collision of stellar winds in planetary nebulae



Planetary nebula examples

Some examples of the most beautiful planetary nebula


N. Ruiz et al. Detection of diffuse X-ray emission from planetary nebula with nebular O VI. The Astrophysical Journal DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/767/1/35

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