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Bug Nebula December 31, 2005

Posted by jtintle in Bug Nebula, Deep Space, European Space Agency, NASA, Nebula, NGC 6302, Space Fotos.
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Credit: A. Zijlstra (UMIST) et al., ESA, NASA

Explanation: NGC 6302, the Bug Nebula, displaying the “z-pinch? so familiar to plasma cosmologists. The pinching of a plasma cloud into a narrow “neck? is just one of numerous indicators of high-energy electric currents. The star at the center of the pinch is hidden from view by a donut-like cloud or torus, another pattern typical of plasma discharge instabilities.
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1. Pokemon - November 23, 2006

Pokemon

I have enjoyed reading your article, thanks.

2. nomly - January 11, 2009

thanks for the article,its great


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