Hand of God spotted in Space
Hand of god spotted by NASA space Telescope
Scientists aren't sure whether the ejected material actually assumes the shape of a hand, or whether its interaction with the particles is just making it appear that way.
We don't know if the hand shape is an optical illusion," University in Montreal, said in a statement. "With NuSTAR, the hand looks more like a fist, which is giving us some clues."
The red cloud appearing at the fingertips is a separate structure called RCW 89. The pulsar's wind may be heating the cloud to produce the low-energy X-ray glow, astronomers believe.
The Hand of God is an example of the psychological phenomenon of familiar shapes in random or vague images. Other common forms of include seeing animals or faces in clouds, or the man in the moon. Despite its supernatural appearance the Hand of God was produced by natural astrophysical phenomena.