This is a very typical sort of planetary nebula of the "Butterfly" shape variety. Many nebulae are thought to look like this, having 2 lobes (the wings) and a central dense disk. Higher resolution versions (300kb) are available in this orange coloring or in black and white.
Shape: this PN is also known as "the little dumbell" for its appearance
Distance: approx. 3,000 light years
Location: Perseus constellation
Size: 0.7 light years across