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Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Science & Technology | 1 comment

Cosmic Wonders – Stellar Ornamentation Inside A Superbubble

This image from ESO’s Very Large Telescope shows an emission nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) known as LHA 120-N55. Light coming from the blazing blue stars appears to be energizing gas which is left over from the stars’ recent formation. Often referred to as N55, this satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, is located…

  • JSpencer

    Outside the range of any equipment I own, but I was able to watch the recent Mercury transit from back patio with my venerable 90mm Japanese achromat.

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