Crab Nebula

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    The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant, all that remains of a tremendous stellar explosion. Observers in China and Japan recorded the supernova nearly 1,000 years ago, in 1054.

    Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)

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    1. Rominho/ Romulo Fasanaro Filho 110 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Moon and Planets, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. anslatadams 110 months ago | reply

      Wow!! Fantastic!!

    3. Leathanach 110 months ago | reply

      The clarity is astonishing.

    4. Rice801 110 months ago | reply

      wow..Great shot

    5. edutreix 110 months ago | reply

      Prodigieux !

    6. northb2 110 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing, these are spectacular!

    7. puszka 108 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Aggressive Photographers, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    8. Massimo Feliziani 104 months ago | reply

      Magnificent... no words.

    9. homesteadbound 89 months ago | reply

      I used this picture in an article I wrote about nebulae:
      Thanks for making such a great picture available.

    10. Paula_Summerwind 88 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the great picture. I included it at
      Thermodynamics of a Clumping Universe.
      with proper credit to this site.

    11. Farshad Sanaee The Apple 83 months ago | reply

      One DayOn Planet Earth 24 Hours,,,, On Mercury!?? Each day on Mercury lasts as long as 58 days, 15 hours on Earth. for Neptune is much shorter than Earth's, about 16 ... many days in one of Neptune years but one of Neptune's days is 16 hours and ... A day on Uranus is 17 hours, 14 minutes and 24 seconds. ... GOD Created The World In 7 Days....... But how long is a day By GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???????? Days Of Genesis,.,.,.,..,.~~~~~~*******

    12. 83 months ago | reply

      a lovely picture

    13. David Ruiz Luna 61 months ago | reply

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    14. :SARA_be: 61 months ago | reply

      This is cool and creative..!!

      Cool Creative Capture

    15. casdielissen 38 months ago | reply

      This is the most beautiful nebula I have ever seen!

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