The latest confessions of a dying star |Hubble Probe a bubble of gas and dust surrounding a dying star, reveals a wealth of previously unseen structures. The object, called #NGC2371, is a #planetarynebula, the glowing remains of a Sun-like star. The remnant star visible at the center of #NGC2371, is the core superheated of the former red giant, now stripped of its outer layers. Its surface temperature is a scorching 240,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Located about 4,300lyrs away in constellation…
The Fairy of Eagle Nebula: The Hubble Heritage Team, (STScI/AURA), ESA, NASA
Portion of the M8 Lagoon Nebula
Solar eclipse in Japan.
Space. Thousands more years from now, when mankind has either learned to travel the stars, or we've died out completely, an evolutionary accident...what will we seek when space is no longer the "frontier?"
The “face” of the Canadarm 2. Plays a key role in supporting spacewalks and capturing/berthing the Cygnus spacecraft. pic.twitter.com/XC60yrGD9X