Glenn Chaple's observing basics: A dumbell for you
October 2006: The Dumbbell Nebula it's the brightest and easiest-to-observe of all planetary nebulae.
October 1, 2006
|Hey, everybody, I was joking! Last month, I suggested that the Dumbbell Nebula was named after me. Some readers believed the story well, at least those who know me.|
Let me set the record straight. Any similarity between the nickname of a certain planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula and yours truly is purely coincidental.
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