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Image credit: NASA. GK Persei, using X-ray data from Chandra (blue), optical from Hubble (yellow) and radio from the VLT (pink)

‘Mini Supernova’ Explosion Captured in Stunning NASA Photo

As early as 1901, an outstanding striking stellar object known GK Persei drew great attention from many astronomers. After its explosion within the celestial scene, such star was regarded as the brightest one in the sky for the period of a few days before it became dimming in a slow […]

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