>Cosmic Eye

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Every now and then Astronomy Picture of the Day website puts up an image that just about everybody would appreciate. Here is today’s photo.

“Dust makes this cosmic eye look red. The eerie Spitzer Space Telescope image shows infrared radiation from the well-studied Helix Nebula (NGC 7293) a mere 700 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius. “

APOD: 2007 February 23- Dust and the Helix Nebula


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