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From well-known objects such as the Turbinia (maritime innovation) and the Locomotion (railway ingenuity), there was also more unusual and surprising ones like a dictaphone belonging to local author, Catherine Cookson, the world's first windscreen wiper and a friction match.
It is a curatorial triumph, which succeeds in treating both show-stopping and less well-known objects with utmost respect.
The cloud also contains other well-known objects such as the Great Orion Nebula (M42), the Flame Nebula, and Barnard's Loop.
The second features well-known objects, such as animals, vehicles, parts of the body and toys.
Filippenko and Sargent are engaged in a survey of bright, nearby galaxies to determine whether any of them are dwarf Seyfert 1 nuclei, that is, whether they show in a milder form the same sort of spectral qualities characteristic of well-known objects of the type.
This and other characteristics make El Gordo akin to the well-known object called the Bullet Cluster, which is located almost 4 billion light years closer to Earth.
But Rael noted that a number of well-known objects are missing from the list, including the famous obelisk of Luxor now located in Paris.
NASA released new views today of two of the most well-known objects Hubble has ever observed: the Eagle Nebula and the Whirlpool Galaxy (spiral galaxy M51).