Aug 23, 2019
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Space Pictures This Week: Thor’s Helmet, Milky Moon, More

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Space Pictures This Week: Thor’s Helmet, Milky Moon, More


Thor's Helmet is a nebula found in the constellation Canis Major. As seen in this recently released picture from the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, the cosmic cloud of dust and gas is being shaped like a winged helm by outpourings of radiation from the massive stars inside.

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