Astronomy4all
Merope by digital_drew on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Deep within the reflection nebula associated with the Pleiades Cluster, the bluish star Merope rotates very rapidly. As a result the star is highly oblate in shape and it has a diffuse disk of glowing gas and plasma flung from its equator.

Merope by digital_drew on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Deep within the reflection nebula associated with the Pleiades Cluster, the bluish star Merope rotates very rapidly. As a result the star is highly oblate in shape and it has a diffuse disk of glowing gas and plasma flung from its equator.

  1. aspacedisaster reblogged this from spacettf
  2. grandma-sophie reblogged this from spacettf
  3. spacettf posted this