Ice Halo for a Dead Star

Okay.

One pretty picture before I go to bed tonight.

This is a cloud of comets and dust surrounding a white dwarf (I know; it looks red) in the Helix Nebula. Get the story on Space.com.

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Todd and his family live in Ames, Iowa. He serves a Catholic parish of both Iowa State students and town residents.
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2 Responses to Ice Halo for a Dead Star

  1. KiwiNomad06 says:

    You have posted many amazing photos here… but this must be one of the most amazing….

  2. Brigid says:

    Just saw this one today:

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/02/070214-star-death.html?source=rss

    Todd, you got me interested in this space madness!

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