IRAS 05437+2502: An Enigmatic Star Cloud from Hubble

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“Explanation: What’s lighting up nebula IRAS 05437+2502? No one is sure. Particularly enigmatic is the bright upside-down V that defines the upper edge of this floating mountain of interstellar dust, visible near the image center. (…)”
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    6 Responses to IRAS 05437+2502: An Enigmatic Star Cloud from Hubble

    1. the universe is fucking ace. I wish I could fly round it like the dude out of Star Maker and see it in all its glory…maybe i’ll get a chance when moving from this life to the next.

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    2. I did that in a dream once. It was quite a deep and moving dream. But be warned, soaring through the void has a way of making one feel a tad lonely.

      Oh, and Atk, if you post one like this for every 10 obscure aeroplanes and dick-girls, you’re all right in my book.

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    3. Someone left the fog machine on overnight.

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