APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
Starman1313

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by Starman1313 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:22 pm

Vibean wrote:There's some good suggestions on here. Good job everybody! Here's one, how about Pteromyini? (The flying squirrel)
Scientific name! Genius

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by dsbrostoff@hotmail.com » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:12 pm

Reminds me of Chiclets gum! Outer shell with inner contents as well

SpaceOpal

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by SpaceOpal » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:39 pm

Something like "The Twin Allium Nebula" would sound pleasant.
It resembles the very round shape of the Allium flower and has a very floral pink.

blæksprutte

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by blæksprutte » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:46 pm

The Butt Nebula

jchan

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by jchan » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:14 am

Jellyfish Nebula -- or Man O' War Nebula

spantel

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by spantel » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:25 am

gummy bear shaped, rings, pillow........The Ring Bear Nebula (play on words for ring bearer)

Barbara Lewis

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by Barbara Lewis » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:49 am

How about the "Loveseat" Nebula?

Tony-the-tech

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by Tony-the-tech » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:35 am

I think Princess Leia Nebula, because it looks like Princess Leia’s head, viewed from behind.

Taylor

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by Taylor » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:48 am

Exo Nebula

Guest

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by Guest » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:06 am

Mermaids Purse

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by tmwobogo@aol.com » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:12 pm

The manta ray nebula

carlossalasporras@yahoo.com

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by carlossalasporras@yahoo.com » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:35 pm

Cotton Balls

carlossalasporras@yahoo.com

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by carlossalasporras@yahoo.com » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:47 pm

Sugar Candy Nebula

carlossalasporras@yahoo.com

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by carlossalasporras@yahoo.com » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:53 pm

Bubble Gum Nebula

SerenaSky

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by SerenaSky » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:00 pm

Stingray Nebula

badia.daniela@gmail.com

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by badia.daniela@gmail.com » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:37 pm

Meaballs Nebula

Mike Pence

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by Mike Pence » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:22 pm

Midtown KC wrote:I would suggest the Trump Nebula, because it's a gas bag, it's a hot mess, and it looks like an ass.
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WillowRaven

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by WillowRaven » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:56 am

I think, because of the pink color that is prominent, and the somewhat faint "star" shape, maybe the "Star Rose Nebula"? :)

carlossalasporras@yahoo.com

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by carlossalasporras@yahoo.com » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:29 am

Great Balls of Fire Nebula

badia.daniela@gmail.com

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by badia.daniela@gmail.com » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:04 pm

Meatballs Nebula

(inadvertently omitted the letter "t" previously)

pjcamp

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by pjcamp » Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:52 am

Pussy hat nebula.

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jmmanuto

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by jmmanuto » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:28 am

To me it looks like an illuminated glowing Salt Crystal, hence I suggest the name the Salt Crystal Nebula

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Captain

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by Captain » Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:37 pm

I think a good name for it might be The Pincushion Nebula

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2018 Jan 09)

Post by ralph » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:10 pm

A suggested name would be the Mermaids Purse as the nebula looks very similar to a Skate egg casing which is informally known as a mermaids purse.

The skate is a "cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea of rays".

221BBakerStreet

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027

Post by 221BBakerStreet » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:07 am

It looks like the Death Star explosion from Star Wars: A New Hope. How about the New Hope Nebula?