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Helix Nebula

Started by bschmall, 01/12/2006 09:10AM
Posted 01/12/2006 09:10AM Opening Post
Check the Astronomy Picture Of the Day on 1-12. It's the Helix in infrared as taken by the Spitzer telescope. Given the appearance of the object in this image, I propose that it be renamed the Sauron Nebula.

Bob Schmall
Posted 01/12/2006 09:20AM #1
Good choice for a name. I have a couple others that might fit.

The red-eye flight nebula
The bottle flu nebula

Maybe? It's a great photo from Spitzer none the less.