|Distance from Earth||：||6200 Light years|
|Detail||：||It is thought that there are two stars at the center of this nebula. One of the stars died within the past 1000 years and ejected its gas to form the nebula. As the gas was being released, the gravity of the companion star distorted the structure of the nebula.
Constellations : Draco
Images from Science Instruments
NGC 6543 :Cat Eye Nebula (Planetary Nebula)
June 27, 2003
Last updated: February 25, 2021