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NASA Picture of the Day: The Bubble and the Star Cluster
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To the eye, this cosmic composition nicely balances the Bubble Nebula at the right with open star cluster M52. The pair would be lopsided on other scales, though. Embedded in a complex of interstellar dust and gas and blown by the winds from a single, massive O-type star, the Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is a mere 10 light-years wide. On the other hand, M52 is a rich open cluster of around a thousand stars.
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Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
12923 Zephyr (1999 GK4)25th Sep1916428532,84720,207,015
445305 (2010 DM56)27th Sep30367931,71022,067,362
235756 (2004 VC)28th Sep483108144,08133,481,934
(2016 JC6)28th Sep14031427,11936,021,596
533372 (2014 GG17)2nd Oct24254254,61615,370,611