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  • Evant Horizon

    The Eskimo Nebula, a bipolar double-shell planetary nebula almost 3,000 lightyears away. This nebula is composed of inner filaments ejected by a strong wind of particles from the central star surrounded by an outer layer of gas. The nebula's "Eskimo" nickname derives from its resemblance to a head surrounded by a parka hood. #Eskimo #nebula #nebulae #hubble #telescope #universe #physics #astronomy #astrophysics #astrophotography #sky #space #geology #cosmos #night #nature #moon

  • 😻 Atheana Kalantzakos-Rowe

    In this series (see other pics) astronomers selected the top 10 most amazing pictures taken by the Hubble space telescope in the last 16 years. "...they illustrate that our universe is not only deeply strange, but also almost impossibly beautiful." Michael Hanlon/AH (Nov 25th, 2006) . After correcting an initial problem with the lens, when the Hubble Space Telescope was first launched in 1990, the floating astro-observatory began to relay back to Earth, incredible snapshots of the "final frontier" it was perusing. Recently, astronauts voted on the top photographs taken by Hubble, in its 16-year journey so far. Remarking in the article from the Daily Mail, reporter Michael Hanlon says the photos "illustrate that our universe is not only deeply strange, but also almost impossibly beautiful." In this photo, in third place, is Nebula NGC 2392, called Eskimo because it looks like a face surrounded by a furry hood. The hood is, in fact, a ring of comet-shaped objects flying away from a dying star. Eskimo is 5,000 light years from Earth.

  • Gallery4Collectors

    The Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392), also known as the Clownface Nebula or Caldwell 39, is a bipolar double-shell planetary nebula (PN). It was discovered by astronomer William Herschel in 1787. The formation resembles a person's head surrounded by a parka hood. A Hubble Telescope image - click picture to find out how you can own one.

  • Kara Keller

    most extraordinary space photos | Most Amazing Pictures of Outer Space - Eskimo Nebula

  • Hayehwatha Returns

    Eskimo Nebula NGC2392 - Planetary nebula, 5 thousand light years

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The strikingly unusual planetary nebula, NGC 6751. Glowing in the constellation Aquila like a giant eye, the nebula is a cloud of gas ejected several thousand years ago from the hot star visible in its center.

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This is so incredibly beautiful!!!