<p id="docs-internal-guid-14fc07bf-3a39-673d-8118-fb2ee6718703" dir="ltr"><strong>The Jellyfish Nebula, the gas-filled remains of a distant stellar explosion, <a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/2272572/">seems to swim away</a> from remnants of its former home <a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/2272572/">in a photo uploaded to Your Shot on November 2</a>.</strong></p><p>Some 5,200 light-years away, the nebula is joined on its left by an "emission nebula," a cloud of electrically charged gas thrown off an exploded star.</p><p><em>—Dan Vergano</em></p>

Jellyfish Nebula Bobs Away

The Jellyfish Nebula, the gas-filled remains of a distant stellar explosion, seems to swim away from remnants of its former home in a photo uploaded to Your Shot on November 2.

Some 5,200 light-years away, the nebula is joined on its left by an "emission nebula," a cloud of electrically charged gas thrown off an exploded star.

—Dan Vergano

Photograph by Bob Franke, National Geographic Your Shot

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