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God’s Hand

18 May 2024
Astronomy, cosmology

This is a space photograph of the Gum Nebula – and this is otherwise known as the Cometary Globule. The latest image resembles an arm sticking out with a hand on the end. God’s Hand and how it came about can be found at  https://www.livescience.com/space/astronomy/space-photo-of-the-week-gods-hand-leaves-astronomers-scratching-their-heads …. It lies, from the view of somebody on Earth, within the constellation of Puppis = the Poop Deck, a cloud of dust and gas where stars are being born. Its odd shape has led to two odd names – a cometary globule, and God’s hand.

At https://www.livescience.com/space/astronomy/some-of-the-oldest-stars-in-the-universe-found-hiding-near-the-milky-ways-edge-and-they-may-not-be-alone …. analysis of the claimed composition of 3 stars in the halo of the Milky Way suggest they may be very old – and may  be captured stars.

At https://phys.org/news/2024-05-astronomers-merging-twin-quasars.html … merging Quasars

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