NASA Shares breathtaking image of a neutron star formed after a star exploded
NASA shared a picture of Nebula of energy and particles blown by a pulsar left behind after a star exploded. Following the post, the image garnered over 26,000 likes and accumulated tons of comments. The image will leave you astonished by its sparkling beauty.
“The hand-shaped structure, seen in gold in these images, is a nebula of energy & particles blown by a #pulsar left behind after a star exploded. The pulsar, known as PSR B1509-58, is about 19 kilometers (12 miles) in diameter and it’s spinning around almost 7 times per second!” they wrote while sharing two images.
With the breathtaking photo of a neutron star, the image created quite a stir in 2009 because of its hand-like shape structure.
“Is this the nebula that’s known as the ‘hand of God?’,” asked an Instagram user. To which, NASA replied, “Yes, that’s one of its popular nicknames.”
“It’s just waooooo, thanks a lot NASA for this amazing view. You bring a huge craziness inside me for the exploration of space,” posted another. “Wow! It’s mind-blowing,” expressed another user.
X-rays from Chandra in gold are seen along with infrared data from NASA’S Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope in red, green and blue. Pareidolia struck again as others reported seeing a shape of a face in WISE’s infrared data,” the caption read.
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