Posted by: Kevin | October 10, 2006

Because Sometimes I Need Beautiful Things to Look At

catseye.jpg                                 eagle-nebula.jpg 

The Cat’s Eye Nebula                   The Eagle Nebula

The first is a dying star.  The second is quite literally a pillar of creation.  Whenever I’m feeling crabby it’s nice to be reminded of how big and how beautiful the universe is.

Both of these pictures can be found here, along with brief scientific explainations of what is taking place in these images.

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  1. Nebulae and other deep space objects fascinate me like little else in our greater world. Thanks for posting these!


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