Solving the riddle at a nebula’s heart

The Rosette Nebula is located in the Milky Way Galaxy roughly 5,000 light-years from us and is known for its rose-like shape and distinctive hole at the center. The nebula is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases with several massive stars found in a cluster at its heart. read more

Solving the riddle at a nebula’s heart

UK research reveals why a fiery hole is smaller than it should be. Phil Dooley reports.

Wed 14 Feb 18 from Cosmos Magazine

New models give insight into the heart of the Rosette Nebula

A hole at the heart of a stunning rose-like interstellar cloud has puzzled astronomers for decades. But new research, led by the University of Leeds, offers an explanation for the discrepancy ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Phys.org

New models give insight into the heart of the Rosette Nebula, Tue 13 Feb 18 from ScienceDaily

New models give insight into the heart of the Rosette Nebula, Tue 13 Feb 18 from Eurekalert

Getting to the Heart of the Rosette Nebula: How It Got Its Rose Shape

A new simulation explains the hole at the center of the Rosette Nebula that gives the cloud of interstellar gas and dust its distinctive rose-like shape.

Wed 14 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

A Valentine 'Rose': Superhot Stars Glow in the Rosette Nebula's Heart (Photo)

A cluster of superhot stars glows in the core of the Rosette Nebula in this deep-space image by astrophotographer John Chumack.

Wed 14 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

For Valentine's Day, Capture The Heart Of The Rosette Nebula

The Rosette Nebula is located in the Milky Way Galaxy roughly 5,000 light-years from us and is known for its rose-like shape and distinctive hole at the center. The nebula is an interstellar ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Science 2.0

New model details Rosette Nebula and its mysterious hollow heart

New analysis of the Rosette Nebula suggests a discrepancy between the central cavity and the age of its stars was due to a misunderstanding of the cloud's shape.

Tue 13 Feb 18 from UPI

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