APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

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APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by APOD Robot » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:06 am

Image Melotte 15 in the Heart

Explanation: Cosmic clouds seem to form fantastic shapes in the central regions of emission nebula IC 1805. Of course, the clouds are sculpted by stellar winds and radiation from massive hot stars in the nebula's newborn star cluster, Melotte 15. About 1.5 million years young, the cluster stars are toward the right in this colorful skyscape, along with dark dust clouds in silhouette against glowing atomic gas. A composite of narrow and broad band telescopic images, the view spans about 30 light-years and includes emission from hydrogen in green, sulfur in red, and oxygen in blue hues. Wider field images reveal that IC 1805's simpler, overall outline suggests its popular name - The Heart Nebula. IC 1805 is located about 7,500 light years away toward the constellation Cassiopeia.

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by moonstruck » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:32 pm

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by neufer » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:23 pm

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by emc » Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:29 pm

Another good conjunctive nephelococcygia neufer!

It also looks like storms brewing in outer space… “fantastic shapes… dust clouds… ATOMIC GAS!”… I wonder what it smells like in those clouds?
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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by Boomer12k » Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:17 pm

To the right of the cluster's bright area is a "Praying Mantis"...looks like it is in a bubble.
Below the bright area, the largest mass, looks like a Ninja with a Throwing Star cocked back ready to throw....and in the LOWER LEFT......RODAN!!!!!

Awesome picture of the center of the Heart...too bad we are into the bad weather, and I can't get out my scope...
:(::::::: <- crying tears....

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by Ann » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:50 pm

neufer wrote:Image
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The playwright Ben Jonson depicted in an engraving, circa 1620.
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It lacks Art.









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Art's exemption

Post by neufer » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:14 pm

Art Neuendorffer

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by Beyond » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:54 pm

Hmm... Art is in there... somewhere. I just don't understand the Quote. :lol2:
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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by bailalazarus » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:00 pm

I get the Praying Mantis in a Bubble, but not the Ninja

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by BMAONE23 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:05 pm

emc wrote:Another good conjunctive nephelococcygia neufer!

It also looks like storms brewing in outer space… “fantastic shapes… dust clouds… ATOMIC GAS!”… I wonder what it smells like in those clouds?
Trying to smell it directly is certain to take your breath away :wink:

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by BMAONE23 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:09 pm

bailalazarus wrote:I get the Praying Mantis in a Bubble, but not the Ninja
It is definitely easy to see the Throwing Stars as they are so numerous

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by Ann » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:25 pm

Beyond wrote:Hmm... Art is in there... somewhere. I just don't understand the Quote. :lol2:
Ben Johnson, the English 16th and 17th century poet, may have said about Shakespeare that he lacked art (Art?).
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/biogr ... onson.html wrote:

Art could change the prose into metrical rhyming lines, but art could not breathe into them the living soul of poetry. In after times Jonson said that Shakespeare lacked art
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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by neufer » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:36 pm

Ann wrote:
Ben Johnson, the English 16th and 17th century poet, may have said about Shakespeare that he lacked art (Art?).
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/biography/benjonson.html wrote:
Art could change the prose into metrical rhyming lines, but art could not breathe into them the living soul of poetry. In after times Jonson said that Shakespeare lacked art
But would Stephen Dick Jr. have agreed with Jonson?
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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by emc » Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:14 pm

neufer wrote:
Ann wrote:
Ben Johnson, the English 16th and 17th century poet, may have said about Shakespeare that he lacked art (Art?).
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/biography/benjonson.html wrote:
Art could change the prose into metrical rhyming lines, but art could not breathe into them the living soul of poetry. In after times Jonson said that Shakespeare lacked art
But would Stephen Dick Jr. have agreed with Jonson?
Stephen Dick Jr. would have agreed if it promoted nude female pole dancing as an art... so he could avoid paying taxes unlike people without nude employees.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Jonson
"Yet must I not give Nature all: Thy Art,
My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part."

What might you ask does this have to do with the APOD today? Please allow me to assert the obvious warmHEARTed connection to ART... Who is a HE.
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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by Boomer12k » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:03 pm

There is also a FISH between Rodan and the Ninja cocking back to throw the throwing star...

From the Praying Mantis, just to what is our lower left, is what appears to me to be an ARM, raised up with a throwing star...the arm is connected to the mass that reminds me of a Ninja in a Throwing Stance...but then I am a Martial Arts Instructor...so I guess that is why I associate that...

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by Ann » Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:59 am

In Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, Caesar says:

But I am constant as the northern star,
Of whose true-fix’d and resting quality
There is no fellow in the firmament.
The skies are painted with unnumber’d sparks,
They are all fire and every one doth shine


Art has shown us that Melotte 15 is a dog, even an orange one! From a more astronomical sense, the orange ridge is has been created because there is high-mass star formation on both sides of it, whose fierce stellar winds have beaten remaining gas and dust into a billowing ridge.

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Re: APOD: Melotte 15 in the Heart (2012 Nov 09)

Post by Beyond » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:31 am

Brilliant, Ann. I think you've managed to out-art Art. That's no easy task!!
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