How similar they are!

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How similar they are!

Post by Ann » Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:38 pm

Yes, how similar they are! Except one of these nebulas is full of massive young stars, and the other just contains one burnt-out blisteringly hot remnant of a medium-mass star.

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Re: How similar they are!

Post by THX1138 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:02 am

Beautiful pictures Ann thank you.
Seems to me that the names we have chosen to give to many of the wonders in the heavens lend little justice towards just how spectacular they really are but then again I suppose there will ever be any words capable nor worthy of what I feel inside looking upon each.
But then on the bright side perhaps, Nebula, at least there's is one word left that no auto manufacturing company has used to name some car
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