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The nature of the mysterious jet nebula

jet nebulaJets emerging from a planetary nebula, are a pair of orbiting each other stars, scientists say.

The research team, led by astronomer Henri Boffin of the European Southern Observatory studied strange form of jets emitted by a planetary nebula Fleming 1, located in the southern constellation Centaurus. Despite their name, planetary nebulas have nothing to do with planets – they are a last shout emitted dying white dwarf. Researchers found that within the nebula Fleming 1 is very close binary system of stars, with a period of stars relative to each other is only 1.2 days.
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Posted by on November 10, 2012 in Earth, Galaxy, Historical, Mysterious, Planet


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Announced amazing shot nebula “Helmet Thor” and the stars of Wolf – Rayet

Italian astro photographer showed us amazingly successful new image of the nebula “Helmet Thor” stars, related to a class of Wolf – Rayet stars. Emission nebula “Helmet Thor” and is known under two other symbols: NGC 2359 and LBN 1041. It was opened by the famous English astronomer William Herschel, German-born (William Herschel) in winter, January 31, 1785.

Nebula “Thor Helmet” is located at a distance of 15,000 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of the “Big Dog”. Across this emission nebula is about 30 light-years. The title of this nebula is consistent with its form: the nebula looks like a mythical hero helmet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on September 19, 2012 in Galaxy, miracles, Mysterious


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Astronomy as ancient peoples

Mayans-Incas and Aztecs.
MayansThe inscriptions found on monuments of Central America by archaeologists, we can deduce how some people in Mexico, for example the Maya, have joined such a degree of civilization and culture comparable to that of the Babylonians, the Assyrians and Egyptians. For these populations centro American astronomy was a science practiced particularly. According to the latest archaeological discoveries in this field was created at the University of Maryland center where archaeo astronomy astronomers and archaeologists are working closely together. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 6, 2012 in civilization


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