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Bubble Nebula [Amazing Photo of the Day]

Posted By Vamien McKalin On December 14, 2013 @ 8:27 AM In Miscellaneous | 2 Comments

IC 1805 closeup [1]

“Blown by the wind from a massive star, this interstellar apparition has a surprisingly familiar shape [2]. Cataloged as NGC 7635, it is also known simply as The Bubble Nebula [3].”

Is it just me, or does that look somewhat like a fetus? “Vamien, I feel sorry for your future children.”

[via NASA [4]]

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[1] Image: https://dottech.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/bubble-nebula.jpg

[2] familiar shape: http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubbles.html

[3] The Bubble Nebula: http://heritage.stsci.edu/1998/31/index.html

[4] NASA: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

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