Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

Holiday Astro-Porn of the Day: Xmas Wreath Nebula & Darth Vader Flash Mob Choir

Ah, the internets, how I love thee. Here are two only-on-the-internet ways of saying Merry Xmas! First up, a nebula in the colors and shape of a wreath:

Click the image to see the NASA story on Discovery.

And next up, Darth Vader conducts a Christmas Choir Flash Mob in "Carol of the Bells." No, seriously. Watch it!

Click the image to see Darth Vader conduct a Christmas Choir Flash Mob in "Carol of the Bells."

PS: For some crazy reason, I woke up before full sunrise this morning, and lo and behold Saturn stands bright directly overhead about then! So I recommend to thee that thou get thyself up while it's still dark, just before sunrise, and point your binocs or telescope at the brightest "star" overhead to see Saturn in its full glory!

Merry Xmas!
Tags: astronomy, random cool stuff

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