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Jets from the Necklace Nebula

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What celestial body wears the Necklace Nebula? First, analyses indicate that the Necklace is a planetary nebula, a gas cloud emitted by a star toward the end of its life. Also, what appears to be diamonds in the Necklace are actually bright knots of glowing gas. In the center of the Necklace Nebula are likely two stars orbiting so close together that they share a common atmosphere and appear as one in the featured image by the Hubble Space ...Read more

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15th May 2021 at 19:30
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26th April 2021 at 19:00
What is tonight’s Pink supermoon and when will it appear?
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25th April 2021 at 19:34
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16th April 2021 at 19:01
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29th March 2021 at 05:26
Super Worm Moon will be at its biggest and brightest TONIGHT
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27th March 2021 at 20:23
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18th March 2021 at 20:02
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5th March 2021 at 20:27
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2nd March 2021 at 20:08
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18th February 2021 at 18:40
LIVE: Landing of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
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