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This is an artist’s impression of the hypervelocity star LAMOST-HVS1 speeding away from the visible part of Milky Way Galaxy. Image credit: Ben Bromley / University of Utah.

Astronomers Discovered Nearest Bright Hypervelocity Star

Astronomers from China and the United States have discovered a hypervelocity star (HVS), which is regarded as the nearest bright HVS and one of the three most massive HVSs known to us at present. HVSs were thought to be remaining pairs of binary stars that used to orbit each other. […]

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