Monday, May 23, 2016

Fact of the Day: Thor's Helmet in Space

In the constellation of Canis Major there exists a nebula called NGC 2359 which is about 30 light years in size. It's often called Thor's Helmet as it vaguely resembles the helmet of the Norse god. 

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  1. Very cool! Have never heard of this before!

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  2. I hadn't heard of it either.
    Does look like a helmet.

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  3. You had me at "Norse God" ;) I would love to read more of these Nordic details! Thank you for stopping by my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://helsinkidragonfly.blogspot.fi/

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  4. Wow it does look like Thor'shelmet

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  5. Does it come with a mighty hammer?

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  6. Well, there's no scientific proof that it's not...

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  7. I think it kind of looks like Stitch from Lilo and Stitch.

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  8. Do you know ...
    It does look like Thor's helmut ...

    All the best Jan

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