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V838 Mon

V838 Monocerotis


Name: v838 Monocerotis

Nickname: V838 Mon

Nickname: V838

Nickname: V8

Nickname: VMon

Known For: Light Echo

Best Friend: Eta Carinae

Favorite food: Mint Milano’s


In the SpongeBob Analogy, he is:Patrick


But you should also think:

When You Think Of V838 Also Think Of


Not to be confused with…


Vroom Vroom V8


Yum Yum V8



V838 Mon was just a little DARLING growing up!

V838 School Pictures

V8 pics (NASA/STScI) Frame (Amazon)


Just type “V838 Monocerotis” into most GPS (Galactic Positioning System) devices for directions to V8’s home…

How To Get To V838 With GPSMap (NASA/STScI)


V8 pics (NASA/STScI)

From Van Gogh to V8

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From Van Gogh To V8