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Enterprising Nebulae

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Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the TV series “Star Trek,” which first aired September 8th,1966, this infrared image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope may remind fans of the historic show. Just as one might see the shapes of animals or other objects in clouds – a phenomenon called pareidolia – iconic starships from the series may seem to emerge in these nebulae.

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