The Hourglass Nebula MyCn-18

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    The Hourglass Nebula MyCn-18, with its unique ring formation has long baffled mankind. But a close examination reveals several forces at work to create this beautiful cosmic object. At the source, is a dense stellar object, which emits a high-energy solar wind and has a massive heavy element core containing iron responsible for an extreme magnetic field. Although, there is enough hydrogen permeating the core of the stellar object to allow the fusion process to continue at an accelerated pace. Thus ejection of the lighter elements of nitrogen and oxygen created within this stellar object.

   As the incoming gravity particle field flows towards the center of the massive object, returning to the core through the stellar surface and an increased flow through its poles due to the increased outflow along the ecliptic plane, thus crowding out and diverting outwards the magnetic particle flow. This rapidly expands the polar ejection radius and elongates the magnetic lines of force allowing the magnetic subatomic particle flow to proceed outward until it is limited by the back pressures of the interstellar medium, Dark Matter.  


   The Hourglass Nebula and its intersecting elliptical rings is not result of a companion star, although there may be one, but the angle of the stellar polar axis in relation to Earth. The axis is slightly shifted to the right, but tipped forward towards Earth. What is observed is 2 polar wide angle magnetic ejection rings that stabilize its rate of expansion quickly about both poles as the magnetic axis is shifted towards Earth.  The appearance of  rings change from a circular to an elliptical in relation the the angle of its axis when its image is viewed from Earth. The secondary affect as the perception of depth is lost, the emerging rings from the south and north poles seem to overlap.

   Thus the appearance of the Hour Glass Nebula is a mystery only, because of angle viewed and that the nebula energized is only a partial view. Use the Ant Nebula as a reference when viewed from another angle, the completed globe when viewed at a tilted angle head on mimics the Hourglass, when perception of depth is removed due to distance and angle viewed. The Hour Glass nebula is still expanding and its bowl shape with off centered elliptical energized rings, which have reach its final spherical form due to push back from the interstellar medium is the result.

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