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2014-Jan-17, 06:10 PM
Due to gravity, most objects in space are spherical — whether it’s round planets and stars or swirling spiral galaxies. That’s why this object, the Red Rectangle Nebula, or HD 44179, is so intriguing. “The overall shape of the nebula is a puzzle for astronomers to figure out,” said astronomer Adam Block from the Mount […]

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