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Jul 21, 2021

For World Music Day, let’s take a listen to the Cat’s Eye Nebula, featuring data from the Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory

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The radar-like scan moves clockwise emanating from the center point to produce pitch. Light that is further from the center is heard as higher pitches while brighter light is louder. The X-rays are represented by a harsher sound, while the visible-light data sound smoother.

Credit: NASA/CXC/SAO/K.Arcand, SYSTEM Sounds.

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