Voorwerp!

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To de Queen fans:
“Hanny van Arkel, who discovered it, is not an astronomer. But she was reading a blog entry by Brian May, who is the guitarist for Queen as well as an astronomer. He had written about Galaxy Zoo, a project where you can classify galaxies on your computer. Being a Queen fan, Hanny checked it out, and started looking at galaxies… which is how she found this weird green smear of light. She asked about it, and astronomers took interest… and the result is this amazing Hubble image of a very odd object.”
blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/01/11/voorwerp/


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    Korinthian
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    Too bad it ended up being something that’d you’d totally expect. Not a big Borg cube 🙁

    nyoki
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    Best post yet atk.