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Post June 16, 2005, 08:57:11 PM

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I love the background pic!<br><br>Is it a nebula? If so, which one?<br><br>Nate
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Post June 16, 2005, 11:54:17 PM

Re: Cover Picture

I agree! The cover pic is a beauty. The nebula--if that's what it is--appears to be shaped like a human heart.<br><br>Donald
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Post June 17, 2005, 12:24:14 AM

Re: Cover Picture

The photo is of light echoes from a supernova remnant called Cassiopeia A. The image is a composite of X-ray, optical, and infrared light exposures that have been digitally combined.<br><br>Like most of the Aphelion covers, the image was taken from NASA's Astronomy Photos archives.
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Post July 01, 2005, 02:40:45 AM

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Yep, it's specky all right. Would make a good poster, especially for the highlighted authors!
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