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Cat's Eye

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zorg.ch
#80145 by @ 25.09.2005 00:00 - nach oben -
Cat's Eye


Explanation:

Staring across interstellar space, the
alluring Cat's Eye
nebula lies three thousand light-years from Earth.

A classic
planetary
nebula
, the Cat's Eye (NGC 6543) represents
a final, brief
yet
glorious phase
in the life of a sun-like star.

This nebula's dying central star may have produced the simple,
outer pattern of dusty
concentric shells

by shrugging off outer layers
in a series of regular convulsions.

But the formation of the beautiful, more complex
inner structures is not well understood.

Seen so clearly in
this sharp Hubble Space
Telescope image,
the truly cosmic eye is over half a light-year across.

Of course,
gazing into the Cat's Eye,
astronomers may well be seeing
the fate of our sun, destined to enter its own
planetary nebula phase of
evolution ... in about
5 billion years.




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zorg.ch
#80162 by @ 26.09.2005 06:57 - nach oben -
Das Bild gabs schonmal.
zorg.ch
#80170 by @ 26.09.2005 13:45 - nach oben -
has äbe au denkt... aber i has nienet gfunde.
zorg.ch
#80178 by @ 26.09.2005 17:25 - nach oben -
I has uf mim pc gfundä, im verzeichnis wo i cooli apod Bilder ablegg.
zorg.ch
#80180 by @ 26.09.2005 17:37, edited @ 26.09.2005 17:37 - nach oben -
...aber i üsrer gallery ischs äbe glaub nöd.
zorg.ch
#80195 by @ 27.09.2005 08:05 - nach oben -
Strub, nimmt mi jo wunder wo i da sust sött här ha.
zorg.ch
#80206 by @ 27.09.2005 09:08 - nach oben -
jo i ha äbe au gmeint seg schomol uf zorg gsi.
zorg.ch
#80218 by @ 27.09.2005 11:42 - nach oben -
Vilicht isch äs jo verlorä gangä.
zorg.ch
#80245 by @ 27.09.2005 23:54 - nach oben -
glaub nöd. es war apod 2004 September 10

die gallery sagt aber dass das erste (neuauflage)apod vom 2004 September 15 isch gsi.
zorg.ch
#80267 by @ 28.09.2005 13:20 - nach oben -
hm... ganz ross.
zorg.ch
#80280 by @ 28.09.2005 23:21 - nach oben -
Zu krass, demfall han i mir mol t Apod Gallery inä zogä..
zorg.ch
#80296 by @ 29.09.2005 09:31 - nach oben -
vielleicht sind die apods am anfang auch noch nicht gespeichert worden...
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