‘The eye of the god’ is so huge that light would take 2.5 years to cross it! 5 Beautiful pictures

The eye of the god’ – Helix Nebula is so huge that a beam of light would take about two and a half years to cross it! It lies in the constellation Aquarius and the colours that constitute it are beautiful! A blue eye with a white sparkly layer around it within a pink outline is what Helix Nebula looks like! 

Here a few facts and pictures of this beautiful mess!

The Helix Nebula was created at the end of the life of a star similar to the Sun, as the star evolved into a red giant and shed its outer layers.

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The star’s outer gasses, expelled into space, are lit by the remnant central core of the star, which will become a white dwarf when it cools down.

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It is a bright planetary Nebula that can be spotted about 700 light years away! It was founded by Karl Ludwig Harding in 1824.

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This is what the gigantic Nebula looks from afar

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Looks like a glaring stare in space

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