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Carina Nebula

Post by BMAONE23 » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:31 pm

I found an image that reminds me of this But this looks like a double explosion ready to take place Can you guess what these microscopic supernovae are? (No peeking)

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Re: Carina Nebula

Post by LLacertae » Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:45 pm

This is exactly the same I thought firstly, after viewing the winners of 2010 Nikon Small World Award.
http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/gallery/year/2010/1

The optical apparent similarity of these objects are striking, even though they are nearly 18 magnitudes of size apart.
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HenriETTA Lacks

Post by neufer » Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:22 pm

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hENRIETTA lACks (August 18, 1920 –)
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Re: Carina Nebula

Post by Ann » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:42 pm

Goodness me, BMAONE and Art, you are right: there are similarities here!

I first misspelled "Goodness" and it came out as "Goddess", and then I realized that Henrietta Iacks strikes a pose worthy of a goddess. And Eta Carina does, too, even though it has rather stubby arms!

But Eta Carina's days are numbered if it has come down with what you showed us in your picture, BMAONE! :shock:

Anyway, Eta Carina is obviously a girl star... can't say I'm surprised, since I grew up with a girl named Carina.

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This woman is named Carina. On that horse, she looks like a whopper to me. She's a big girl star!

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Re: Carina Nebula

Post by BMAONE23 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:40 pm

WOW Ann,
That is one gorgeuos horse.
Do you know what breed it is?
Thanks for the great image

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Re: Carina Nebula

Post by Chris Peterson » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:07 pm

BMAONE23 wrote:That is one gorgeuos horse.
Do you know what breed it is?
It's a North Swedish Trotter.
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Re: Carina Nebula

Post by neufer » Fri Oct 15, 2010 6:29 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:
BMAONE23 wrote:
That is one gorgeuos horse.
Do you know what breed it is?
It's a North Swedish Trotter.
I'm surprised that Chris would be able to recognize a horse from a side view :!:

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