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Fun Facts of the Week - 20th Jan 2013

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Ever wondered what a gaseous nebula smells like? Petrol or Gas according to the hydrocarbons found in some nebula.
Image by NASA

Horse Head Nebula

Venus' surface is so hot you can cook a pizza on it in 9 seconds.
Image by NASA
venus’ hot surface

A Septillion is a trillion trillion and our air is that many times thicker than the gas from a planetary emission nebula.
Image by: ESA/Hubble and NASA

NGC 6326 by Hubble Space Telescope

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