My take on the Eskimo Nebula

Ten thousand years ago, as glaciers from Earth’s last ice age retreated towards the poles and humans planted their first crops, a Sun-like star died. Fifteen years ago the Hubble Space Telescope observed its shattered remains. Thanks to Nasa’s open data policies I used that data to create my own portrait of the Eskimo Nebula.

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SalsaJ Astronomical Image Analysis App

SalsaJ was developed to let middle and high school students analyze real astronomical data in the classroom, but it also works as an accessible app for amateurs of all ages.

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