View Full Version : A New Look at the Helix Nebula — a Giant “Eye” in Space

2012-Jan-19, 03:30 PM
Who is looking at who here? A brand new image of the Helix Nebula (breathlessly called the “Eye of God” in viral email messages) was taken by ESO’s VISTA telescope, at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. In infrared light — compared previous images of the Helix Nebula taken in visible light — the “eye” appears [...]

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