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The Veil Nebula - 3D and Animated!
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The veil is the remant of an ancient supernova explosion. Being so close (and large), it covers an angular area several times the diameter of the full Moon.

A friend of mine from Finland, J-P Metsavainio, made this. Click on the HD if your connection can handle it.

He enjoys doing quirky things with his astro-images (his website is astroanarchy.blogspot.com)


Rusty


MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP; built-to-order by Peninsular Engines:  Hi-pop injectors, gear-driven camshaft, non-waste-gated, high-output turbo, 18:1 pistons.  Fuel economy increased by 15-20%, power, WOW!"StaRV II"

'94 28' Breakaway: MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP

Nelson and Chester, not-spoiled Golden Retrievers

Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not.
In either case the idea is quite staggering.
- Arthur C. Clarke

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I've been searching thirty years to find her and thank her - W. C. Fields
 
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