Monday, February 19, 2007

Giant Space Eye

Comets Clash at Heart of Helix Nebula

A bunch of rowdy comets are colliding and kicking up dust around a dead star, according to new observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The dead star lies at the center of the much-photographed Helix nebula, a shimmering cloud of gas with an eerie resemblance to a giant eye.

Take a closer look and read all about Helix nebula over at the Spitzer Space Telescope official site.

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