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CERN WATCH: Helix Nebula


On this CERN WATCH, we take a look at how the connection between all that we have reported on CERN, with earthquakes, volcanoes, and even DNA and outer space, have a common platform: the cloud. 35 more words

Propaganda, Fraud, And Outright Lies

"Eye of God"

This image was taken by Hubble in infrared, of a dying, sun-like star in Helix Nebula, which is a planetary nebula in the constellation Aquarius, only 650 light years away from Earth ( A planetary nebula consists of an expanding glowing shell of ionized gas ejected from old red giant stars late in their lives). 188 more words

Space Images

Helix Nebula

The Helix Nebula is a large planetary nebula located in the constellation Aquarius. Discovered by Karl Ludwig Harding, probably before 1824, it’s one of the closest to the Earth of all the bright planetary nebulae discovered.The distance estimated is about 700 light-years. 36 more words

Helix Nebula

Under the Eye of God

Helix Nebula

(picture taken by the Spitzer space telescope—2007)


But I will exult and rejoice in your salvation,

because you have seen my affliction… 1,177 more words


Another Look at the Helix

ESO’s Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA) captured this unusual view of the Helix Nebula ( aka NGC 7293). The planetary nebula is labout 700 light-years away. 44 more words