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Like many, my time to blog is very limited. When I do, it's mostly about interesting things I've found on the web. So, to make it a little more efficient, I've aggregated my findings at the bottom on this page...


Tuesday, January 03, 2006

The Helix Nebula

The “Eye of God” gas cloud, a star remnant catalogued NGC 7293, is in the Helix Nebula and is about 650 light years from earth in the direction of the constellation Aquarius. It’s about 2.5 light years across. It’s direction of explosion gives us a unique view in that we are looking directly down the gas helix instead of side on.

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