199: The Perfect Explosion

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199: The Perfect Explosion
"It is a perfect explosion in several ways. It is beautiful, both aesthetically, in the simplicity of the shape, and in its physical significance. The colours quite literally look like the Sun – except, of course, being a few hundred million times larger in surface area."
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