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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Fox Fur Nebula’

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Strange shapes and textures can be found in neighborhood of the Cone Nebula. The unusual shapes originate from fine interstellar dust reacting in complex ways with the energetic light and hot gas being expelled by the young stars. The brightest star on the right of the above picture is S Mon, while the region just below it has been nicknamed the Fox Fur Nebula for its color and structure.   In the Vicinity of the Cone Nebula¬† Image Credit & Copyright:¬†Dieter ... Full Story

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