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What does a nebula look like up close?

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitApr 26, 2008 1:00 PM

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A while back, during one of my video live chats, I was asked what star I'd like to see up close. That's a good question, so I recorded my answer. It morphed into a discussion of what a nebula, an interstellar gas cloud, would look like if you traveled up close to one. Here's the video:

[embed width="610"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utbZkesp81M[/embed]

I'm doing another live chat on Sunday! If you have any questions, ask them then, and maybe I'll do a video of them, too.

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