The Corpus Callosum

Friday Nebula Blogging

This is the Rosette
Nebula
, as featured on Astronomy Picture of the Day.  Credit
& Copyright: href="http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/Biography.html">Robert Gendler. 
Click on the image for the full size version.

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It is in constellation Monoceros, which means Unicorn; just to the left
of Orion.  According to Wikipedia, it is a “modern” constellation,
having been named in 1613, or perhaps 1564.  I suppose in
astronomical terms, 1613 really is modern.

Comments

  1. #1 Ondine
    July 11, 2008

    Tr�s belle n�buleuse. Merci pour la photo et les infos. Pour ma part je la date du 14 f�vrier 2007 � moins que ce ne soit que maintenant alors que je la vois mise en valeur par un myspace (myspace.com/ourownuniverse).

  2. #2 kaveee
    December 29, 2008

    nice boobs