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Finding An Elusive Star Behind A Supernova

Posted on 16 March, 2017 by Molsam
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bestwallpaper.me -Finding An Elusive Star Behind A Supernova Located 65 million light-years away ia a blue supergiant star that once existed inside a cluster of young stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 3938, as shown in this artist's concept.

1. Astronomers Find Possible Elusive Star Behind Supernova

Astronomers Find Possible Elusive Star Behind Supernova  DownloadSource: phys.org

Image: Finding An Elusive Star Behind A Supernova . The star may have been as massive as 50 suns and burned at a furious rate, making it hotter and bluer than our Sun. It was so hot, it lost its outer layers of hydrogen and helium.

Finding an elusive star behind a supernova. Located 65 million light-years away is a blue supergiant star that once existed inside a cluster of young stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 3938, as shown in this artist’s concept. It exploded as a supernova in 2017 and Hubble Space Telescope archival photos were used to locate the doomed progenitor star, as it looked in 2007.

Astronomers find possible elusive star behind supernova .... This is an artist's concept of a blue supergiant star that once existed inside a cluster of young stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 3938, located 65 million light-years away.

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