Today’s Weather And Current Highway Conditions For Monday Feb. 5th

We are in store for another cold day. Mainly sunny and cold today with windcill’s in the low -30C’s and low to moderate winds. There is no snow in the forecast for the next while. Currently we have mostly clear sky’s, a temperature of -23C feels like -29C with our low windchill, our winds are from the NW at 8 km/h gusting to 15 km/h throughout the day.

There are no weather or marine wind warnings for our area at this time.

Our highways in and around our area are in GOOD winter driving conditions. Please plan ahead when traveling.

HAVE A GREAT MONDAY!

CURRENT HIGHWAY CONDITIONS

NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula Expanding 
Image CreditGöran Nilsson & The Liverpool Telescope
Explanation: It’s the bubble versus the cloud. NGC 7635, the Bubble Nebula, is being pushed out by the stellar wind of massive star BD+602522, visible in blue toward the right, inside the nebula. Next door, though, lives a giantmolecular cloud, visible to the far right in red. At this place in space, an irresistible force meets an immovable object in an interesting way. The cloud is able to contain the expansion of the bubble gas, but gets blasted by the hot radiation from the bubble‘s central star. The radiation heats up dense regions of the molecular cloud causing it to glow. The Bubble Nebulapictured here is about 10 light-years across and part of a much larger complex of stars and shells. The Bubble Nebula can be seen with a small telescope towards the constellation of the Queen of Aethiopia (Cassiopeia).

Tomorrow’s picture: galaxy of shells

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