Planetary Nebulae, 2013

A Presentation Given to the Nevada County Astronomers.


How these stunning objects get their beautiful structure is a subject that has always interested me.

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Title Slide: Planetary Nebulas What is a Planetary Nebula Origin of the Term Planetary Nebula What They Show vs. What You See Binocular and Naked Eye Planetaries Showpiece Planetaries for Telescopes Tips for Observing Planetaries How Big is a Planetary Nebula? Types of Planetary Nebulae Is Every Bipolar Planetary Unique? Differences Seen in Planetary Nebulae Planetary Nebulae formed in Binary Systems Part 2: Mars Exploration Update Still Working on Mars Commercial Mars?