An Astronomical Winter Wonderland For Your Enjoyment

Space has a few objects that resemble their Earth based counterparts.  I present a few of them for your enjoyment.

Snow Angel S106 Nebula

Cosmic Wreath of the star-forming nebula Barnard 3.

Celestial Ornament: Pulsar SXP 1062

Pulsar SXP 1062, a celestial ornament.

Space Christmas Tree

The Cone Nebula in NGC 2264, near the bottom, looks like a Christmas tree in space.

Snowflake Cluster and Cone Nebula

The Snowflake Cluster (NGC 2264) is pretty self explanitory.

The Christmas tree cluster (also part of NGC2264) is also a pretty sight in the night sky.

Happy winter solstice, or what ever holiday you celebrate around the world this time of year.

– Ex astris, scientia –

I am and avid amateur astronomer and intellectual property attorney.  As a former Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy, I am a proud member of the Armed Service Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association working to aid all active duty and veterans in our communities.  Connect with me on Google +, or drop me an email or call TOLL FREE at 1-855-UR IDEAS (1-855-874-3327) and ask for Norman.

Norman

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