Hubble, bubble, some toil but no trouble

I almost mistook the Bubble Nebula for a planet. I can imagine a day when a starship would arrive close enough to it to send back images with the caption ” Wish You Were Here ” or maybe ” Wish You Were Here ? “. Unfortunately, we probably won’t be around if & when this happens. If & When this happens we will be incredibly OLD.

Cosmic thoughts…..

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No matter how many times we look at the Bubble Nebula, we do not tire of its beauty. It was discovered in 1787 by the great astronomer, William Herschel. Back then it would have appeared as nothing more than a faint black-and-white smudge in the eyepiece of his telescope. Here we see it i…

Source: Hubble, bubble, some toil but no trouble

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Author: danielrappletonyahoocom

Science - fiction, fantasy, horror & suspense ( But not really " nerd / geek " material ), armchair cultural anthropologist, interested in archaeology ( Although the closest I've been to an actual dig - site was Pinson Mounds outside Memphis ), & interested in the obscure, strange or sometimes things that would bore or put off other people.

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