SPACE QUILTS 2007-2011 > NGC6302

NGC6302
NGC6302
Child's Quilt
52" x 46"

The Butterfly Nebula

Made from fabric and thread from five different colonies.

NGC6302 is a bipolar planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The central star, although never having been observed, is one of the hottest objects in the Milky Way Galaxy.