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Sat Jan 26, 2013, 02:48 PM

Blown-Up Star Seen Expanding - 58 Year Time-Lapse Video



In 1901, the star GK Persei, 1,300 Lights Years from Earth, exploded. Images of the remnant (Nova Persei 1901) by the Isaac Newton Telescope and the Nordic Optical Telescope in Spain spliced together allow a 3-D model to be created.

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Sat Jan 26, 2013, 03:30 PM

1. Cool! But doesn't that mean it actually exploded in 601 AD?

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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:39 AM

2. kick

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