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Crab Nebula (in Taurus)

I remember falling in love with the Crab Nebula when I read about it in a book by Ian Ridpath. Taurus, though, was interesting to me only because of its proximity to the stunningly beautiful Pleiades group of newborn stars, easily visible to the naked eye.

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Anonymous said…
have a telescope on pocession ? ,
if not sure you plan to .
A world of mystery ,
a point beyond dreaming ,
there is no limits to imagination !.
Deepanjan said…
I do have a telescope but the magnification power isn't enough. I'll buy a reflecting telescope someday.
Anonymous said…
excellent , you visit planetoriums ,
its the museum for space exploration
supposedly ...
do u think universe would end at some point of time , if that theory holds true
where there is a beggining there is an end .
to imagine infenity , just dream of
space , ever expanding , holding colonies
of ornaments consisting of stars and galaxies....

anyway , a aspiring space watcher ,
always has something to wonder about .

just one thought buy an excellent telescope sometime which lasts for ages,making it like a treature ,
for grand children and great grand children to behold ....that will be most interesting , a modern legend sort of perhapes ....

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