God is a jackrabbit

From an image recently released by a team working with the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes probing the center of our galaxy:

Celestial Jackrabbit

As you can see, the very center of our galaxy is inhabited by a giant spectral jackrabbit, who I have no choice but to assume is the ruler of the universe. Fortunately I happen to have been born in a 兔年, 1987, according the Chinese zodiac, so I can hope for a great deal of power and influence in the future.

Of course I’m being flippant here and the image is merely an example of a pareidolia, but I thought it was interesting nonetheless.

Hat tip to Phil Plait at Bad Astronomy for the image.

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About Meng Bomin

Real name Benjamin Main, I am a graduate of Grinnell College with a degree in Biological Chemistry.
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One Response to God is a jackrabbit

  1. Common Sense says:

    That took me a bit to see the rabbit. Awfully big ears you have there, Meng. :)

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