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. 

9 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Very cool! Have never heard of this before!

Margaret D said...

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

Elisabeth said...

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/

Martha said...

Very neat fact!

Christine said...

Wow it does look like Thor'shelmet

Pat Hatt said...

Does it come with a mighty hammer?

A Beer for the Shower said...

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

Theresa Mahoney said...

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

Lowcarb team member said...

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

All the best Jan