Image of NGC6369

Gemini South Image of NGC 6369 | A planetary nebula produced by a star that was once like our Sun. This image was obtained with the "Abu" thermal-infrared camera built by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, and was released in honor of the dedication of Gemini South on January 18, 2002.

For further information, see the Gemini Press Release.

For copies of this science image and several others, see the Gemini South Dedication Science Images.