helix nebula

The Aquarius Constellation

Aquarius ("The Water Carrier") stretches from the celestial equator to the southern hemisphere, and is one of the most-recognized of…

6 years ago

This Picture Symbolizes The Changing Mission Of One Plucky Spacecraft

Besides being a darn pretty picture of the Helix nebula, this snapshot is a bit of symbolism for NASA. The…

8 years ago

Eye-Like Helix Nebula Turns Blue in New Image

A combined image of the Helix Nebula from the Spitzer Space Telescope,the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) and the Wide-field Infrared…

9 years ago

Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: September 10-16, 2012

Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! With very little Moon to contend with this week, it will be a great time to take…

9 years ago

A New Look at the Helix Nebula — a Giant “Eye” in Space

[/caption] Who is looking at who here? A brand new image of the Helix Nebula (breathlessly called the “Eye of…

10 years ago

The Eye of God

[/caption] There was an email going around a few years ago talking about "the Eye of God". This photo was…

12 years ago

Helix Nebula

[/caption] The Helix Nebula is one of the most familiar nebulae in astronomy, and it's been nicknamed the "Eye of…

12 years ago