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#1 StarGazer


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Posted 23 February 2003 - 08:27 PM

For those who don't know about this site, go have a look around.

IC 418: The Spirograph Nebula  :eek:
Colorful Clouds of Orion   :wideeyed:  
M17: Omega Nebula Star Factory  :sigh:

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#2 shambalayogi


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Posted 24 February 2003 - 12:38 AM

A co-worker pointed me to this site a few months ago.  

I really enjoy seeing the different pics and some make good wallpapers.
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#3 Anakam


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Posted 24 February 2003 - 01:22 AM

mmmm.... astronomy..... ;) ;)

I discovered the archive while hunting for an avatar last month.... :D :D

Very very neat pics....

I'll leave now before I start drooling over the planetary nebulae. ;) :blush:
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#4 Anastashia


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Posted 26 February 2003 - 11:33 PM

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Does the salvation of his people grow with him?
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just follow along,
isn't that what tyranny is all about?"
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#5 usmarox


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Posted 27 March 2003 - 04:28 PM

I just thought I'd post one of general interest to Drom fans:

Witch Head Nebula


EDIT:  It's a bit of shame they don't have a picture of an *exploding* WHN, but such is life  :ninja:

Edited by usmarox, 27 March 2003 - 05:21 PM.

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#6 Lina


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Posted 27 March 2003 - 04:46 PM

Great pictures!


#7 Neptunian

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Posted 27 March 2003 - 04:53 PM

usmarox, on Mar 27 2003, 02:19 PM, said:

I just thought I'd post one of general interest to Drom fans:

Witch Head Nebula

Yummy new wallpaper.  :wideeyed:

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