APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

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

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Htbrn » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:18 am

A pillow and two rings? The Wedding nebula.

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby MarcW » Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:12 am

I was instantly reminded of an eagle ray.

Spotted eagle rays (Aetobatus narinari)
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Marty 23

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Marty 23 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:18 am

what about a flying squirrel ?

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The Biscuit Nebula - NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby thum » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:10 pm

My very first thought was a biscuit. So my suggestion is The Biscuit Nebula.

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby thum » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:13 pm

The Biscuit Nebula

dendodge

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby dendodge » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:27 pm

Looks like a flying squirrel to me.

GWR

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby GWR » Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:39 pm

Pillow nebula would be adequate!

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby shelby225 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:14 pm

Without a doubt, it's a flying squirrel.

Texan

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Texan » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:20 pm

The Lone Star Nebula

Slimch80

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Slimch80 » Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:13 am

Pillowcase!

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby jch » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:19 am

Celestial Manta or Heavenly Manta is suggestion of my friend Marie Vavrouchová

YazminT

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby YazminT » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:10 am

It looks like the underside/underbelly of a flying squirrel or a sugar glider.....


Glider Nebula it is!

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Jacob Cappell

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Jacob Cappell » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:55 am

I nominate "Sheepshead Nebula" or "Sheephead Nebula".

Jeroen Heuvel

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Jeroen Heuvel » Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:15 pm

cushon nebula
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Guesttoo

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Guesttoo » Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:40 pm

Yep, looks like a "Toasted Marshmallow".

Mariko

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Mariko » Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:53 pm

The Diamond Nebula

Guest

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Guest » Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:02 pm

Satin Pillow

Guest

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Guest » Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:46 pm

How about The Loki Nebula? XD I think that would be quite suitable.

gradam

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby gradam » Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:52 pm

The Kirby Nebula

Amathya

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Amathya » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:06 pm

White Lotus.

Guest

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Guest » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:40 pm

The Catnap Nebula...looks like a big cat profile in the middle of a pillow

Shaviel

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Shaviel » Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:07 pm

I would name it The Snow Owl. Or The Snow Star. It looks for me like big flying eagle owl or the snow owl :)

rblossom

Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby rblossom » Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:16 pm

Pillow Talk Nebula. Two people in profile is definitely what I see.

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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby owlice » Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:25 pm

Shaviel wrote:I would name it The Snow Owl. Or The Snow Star. It looks for me like big flying eagle owl or the snow owl :)

The Ice Owl Nebula!!!! :D
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Re: APOD: Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027... (2013 Aug 26)

Postby Beyond » Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:30 pm

COOL!! 8-)
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