The Bubble Nebula was created by stellar winds from the massive, hot star.
Gary Lopez is a fine art astrophotographer. His astrophotography has received recognition in international fine art photography competitions, including First Place in both the 2020 and the 2021 International Photography Awards (Nature/Astrophotography category). He serves as an Ambassador for both William Optics, premium telescopes, and for AstroBin, the #1 astrophotography website.
Gary is also a film maker, entrepreneur, and scientist. He has produced more than 40 documentary films and series, including television programs for Jacques Cousteau and his son, Jean-Michel Cousteau....