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Nebulae. By Cosette Jensen Special Thanks to Brannon Buckley. Butterfly Nebula. NGC 6302 Rolling cauldrons of gas heated to 36000 f Tearing across space at more than 600000 mi/ hr Dying star 5x bigger than the sun is at the center. http:// www.wolaver.org / space /NGC6302.jpg.

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nebulae

Nebulae

By Cosette Jensen

Special Thanks to Brannon Buckley

butterfly nebula
Butterfly Nebula
  • NGC 6302
  • Rolling cauldrons of gas heated to 36000 f
  • Tearing across space at more than 600000 mi/hr
  • Dying star 5x bigger than the sun is at the center

http://www.wolaver.org/space/NGC6302.jpg

carina nebula
Carina Nebula
  • NGC 3372
  • A star forming region in Sagittarius-Carina arm of the milky way
  • Super nova activity is increasing in carina
  • 6 possible neutron stars detected

http://i.livescience.com/images/i/000/015/745/wW3/carina-nebula-1920.jpg?1301594935

eskimo nebula
Eskimo Nebula
  • NGC 2392
  • Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel
  • Resembles a persons head covered by a hood
  • Planetary nebula
  • Gas composed outer layers of a star about 10000 years ago

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/199698main_rs_image_feature_762_946x710.jpg

bubble nebula
Bubble Nebula
  • NGC 7635
  • Offers evidence of violent processes at work
  • Just off center is a star 45x more massive than the sun
  • 11000 light years away toward the cassiopeia constellation

http://www.capella-observatory.com/images/DiffuseNebula/NGC7635.jpg

orion nebula
Orion Nebula
  • NGC 1976
  • Hydrogen and sulfur gas heated and ionized by intense ultraviolet radiation
  • Contains 4 massive stars known as the trapezium
  • Stellar winds shaped the edges

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/162283main_image_feature_693_ys_4.jpg

cat s eye nebula
Cat’s Eye Nebula
  • NGC 6543
  • Eleven or more concentric rings, or shells, around it
  • Observations suggest the star ejected a series of pulses at 1500 year intervals
  • Some suggest rings come from magnetic activity like the sun spot cycles

http://www.wolaver.org/Space/catseye.jpg

helix nebula
Helix Nebula
  • NGC 7293
  • Stars dusty layers are unraveling into space
  • Glow is from intense ultra violet radiation
  • 650 light years away in Aquarius

http://physics.uwyo.edu/~chip/wiro/instruments/primefocus/wiroprime/pretty_pictures/NGC7293_BVR.jpg

rosette nebula
Rosette Nebula
  • NGC 2244
  • 5000 light years away
  • X rays reveal hundreds of young stars clustered at the center
  • Central cluster formed then expanded out

http://wpcontent.answcdn.com/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/ba/Rosette_nebula_Lanoue.png/300px-Rosette_nebula_Lanoue.png

hourglass nebula
Hourglass Nebula
  • MyCh 18
  • Star is running out of nuclear fuel and is dying
  • Planetary nebula
  • Rings are Nitrogen (red) Hydrogen (green) and oxygen (blue)

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/34/MyCn18-crop.png

dumbbell nebula
Dumbbell Nebula
  • NGC 6853
  • Pumps out infrared light
  • Planetary nebula
  • 1360 light years away

http://www.wolaver.org/Space/dumbbell0.jpg

citation
Citation
  • Nasa.org
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