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'Giant hand' pictured in space

Posted on Thursday, 16 April, 2009 | Comment icon 71 comments | News tip by: sarah snow


Image credit: NASA
 
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has photographed a spinning star 17,000 light years from Earth that resembles a large hand in space, the object measures 12 miles across and spews energy out in to the space around it.

"A spinning star resembling a giant cosmic hand has been captured in images taken by a Nasa observatory orbiting miles above the Earth's surface."

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Comment icon #62 Posted by batjoker on 19 April, 2009, 2:41
It was a great find sarah...well done on that one.......great discovery........but it wont ever be understood lol i understand the hand is looking for the big bag of chips in space
Comment icon #63 Posted by Plainbob13 on 19 April, 2009, 2:44
i understand the hand is looking for the big bag of chips in space You know the saying. Ya can't eat just one.
Comment icon #64 Posted by danielost on 19 April, 2009, 2:49
I can.and I believe in god LOL...only because I know we can't prove it is gods hand can you prove it isn't the hand of god
Comment icon #65 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 19 April, 2009, 3:14
can you prove it isn't the hand of god Ohh ho ho ho..you are so not going to turn this into a religious debate LMAO... ..no I cant, but just in the same way you cant prove that it is I gave my opinion...and I stick by it............If you wish to believe it is gods hand, then you are entitled to do so
Comment icon #66 Posted by batjoker on 19 April, 2009, 7:00
Ohh ho ho ho..you are so not going to turn this into a religious debate LMAO... ..no I cant, but just in the same way you cant prove that it is I gave my opinion...and I stick by it............If you wish to believe it is gods hand, then you are entitled to do so becky where the god bag of chips when you need them
Comment icon #67 Posted by danielost on 19 April, 2009, 11:15
Ohh ho ho ho..you are so not going to turn this into a religious debate LMAO... ..no I cant, but just in the same way you cant prove that it is I gave my opinion...and I stick by it............If you wish to believe it is gods hand, then you are entitled to do so wasn't trying to turn it into a religious debate. just because you can't prove something isn't something doesn't mean it isn't that something unless of course you have real proof that it isn't. by the way the hand looks like it is reaching for a spud to me
Comment icon #68 Posted by dr alien on 19 April, 2009, 12:46
can you prove it isn't the hand of god how can you prove we exist and not some imaginary, made up thing in someones dream which has created a world in another dimension which we live in...
Comment icon #69 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 19 April, 2009, 16:30
wasn't trying to turn it into a religious debate. just because you can't prove something isn't something doesn't mean it isn't that something unless of course you have real proof that it isn't. Neither can prove its gods hand.....and neither can prove what it really is lol It just looks amazing....for all we know, it could be photoshopped LOL...........but I doubt it....it did look a lot like an xray hand lol
Comment icon #70 Posted by SpIdErCyDe on 20 April, 2009, 14:41
Galactus is at it again, move along, nothing to see here.
Comment icon #71 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 20 April, 2009, 16:16
Galactus is at it again, move along, nothing to see here. What in the Stan lee are you talking about ha ha good joke mate lol


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