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WIP Wednesday: Helix Nebula #2

With just a week left in #30for30crafting, it looks like I am going to meet my goal of finishing the first page of my Helix Nebula cross stitch. 93 more words

Cross Stitch

WIP Wednesday: Helix Nebula #1

Happy Wednesday everyone! I know it’s been a long time since I last did a work-in-progress Wednesday post, but I’ve started a big new project and I’m gearing up for May’s… 151 more words

Cross Stitch

OOPSIES: Week of April 3, 2017

Here at Eritas Daily, we strive to hold ourselves to the highest level of integrity. In the world of journalism, it can be difficult to discern between facts, unsolicited interjections, and “joining the conversation,” whatever that means. 520 more words

Kevin

Eye of God

This image of Helix Nebula (glowing gas from a dying star) is located in the Constellation Aquarius and is referred to as the Eye of God – the reason is obvious.

Nature

The Helix Nebula in Infrared

When viewed in IR by the Spitzer Space Telescope, the Helix Nebula shows a glow that suggests that the central star is surrounded by an unusual cloud of dust. 44 more words

Science

The Eye of God and a Comet

Today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day features Comet 2013-x1 (PanSTARRS) passing “close” to the Helix Nebula (New General Catalog 7293) in the constellation Aquarius. Actually, the comet is a foreground object composed of left over material from the solar system’s formation and the Helix nebula is 695 light years distant, not so close after all. 255 more words

Astronomy