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The Gum Nebula

In my second book, I mention the “Gum Nebula” several times. It’s something of a landmark (or should I say, “space mark”?) being that it is near a spot where the Orion arm splits into two, and it is fictionally near the boundary to Dakh Hhargashian space. The Gum Nebula was discovered by a guy named Colin S. Gum, PhD. He was one of Australia’s top astronomers, and he died… Read More »The Gum Nebula