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Desacabose

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The greatest nebula
« on: June 05, 2012, 11:50:07 PM »
What is the greatest, to you!

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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2012, 05:49:22 AM »
Meh, I'd say the Orion Nebula is the greatest, or at least one of the greatest.

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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2012, 12:13:12 PM »
Probably the Eskimo, or the Ring (planetary nebulae ftw!)



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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2012, 03:47:40 AM »
Ring, Eskimo and Helix nebulae are some of my favorites...

Then again, the Rosette Nebula (I have an, imo, much more beautiful pic of it in a gigantic book than the image you linked to Kipz, although that image is good too), the Orion Nebula, Red Rectangle, Hourglass Nebula, Cat's Eye Nebula, Spirograph Nebula, Crab Nebula...

Rosette Nebula (not the one in my book, but looks very good too):
http://mayda.com/astro/Img/NGC2237_Ha-S-O_DN-Half.jpg
Orion Nebula:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/static/archives/images/screen/heic0601a.jpg
Red Rectangle:
http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/59240main_HST_red_jwfull.jpg
Hourglass Nebula:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/static/archives/images/screen/opo9607a.jpg
Cat's Eye Nebula:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/0705/catseye2_hst_big.jpg
Spirograph Nebula:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/static/archives/images/wallpaper3/opo0028a.jpg
Crab Nebula:
http://www.ualberta.ca/~heinke/Crab_HST_blue.jpg

It's hard to choose one. :P

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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2012, 01:11:31 PM »


North America Nebula! (clearly the blob in the Caribbean is Atlantis)

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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2012, 01:25:48 PM »
Kol, reminds me of the California Nebula. :P

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/0609/california_palomar_big.jpg

Looks nice.

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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2012, 01:56:37 PM »
You mean the greatest nebla right?

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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2012, 04:09:20 PM »
I would say the Horse Head nebula as it was the first nebula I learnt about.

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Re: The greatest nebula
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2012, 09:14:51 PM »
Orion, definitely. 



They don't call it "The Great" Orion Nebula for nothing!