The Big red eye of the #HelixNebula in Infrared Part 2 | the nebula's central star itself is immersed in a surprisingly bright infrared glow. Models suggest the glow is produced by a dust debris disk. Even though the #nebular material was ejected from the star many thousands of years ago, the close-in dust could have been generated by collisions in a reservoir of objects analogous to our own #solarsystem's #KuiperBelt or #CometaryOortCloud.
"By the Gods! You love her, don't you?" Gibbs asks Captain Jack. He flinches, a horrified expression on his face. "N-NO! . . . Yes . . . Gibbs, what do I do? I'm utterly terrified of her, of what she makes me feel. . . Where's the rum?"