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Eta Carinae + Stardeath

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 17, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

A new photo of Eta Carinae system’s largest star suffering a near-death experience before it goes supernova in the near future. The star is once more visible to the naked eye at night, although it’s nowhere near as bright as it was back in the 19th century.

Source: theregister.co.uk [1] via Buzzfeed [2]

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[1] theregister.co.uk: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/02/27/eta_carinae_star/

[2] Buzzfeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/donnad/18-astounding-hubble-photos-released-in-2012

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