COSMIC FIREWORKS Incredible pictures show the HUGE explosion caused by two stars smashing into each other

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Message 1860259 - Posted: 8 Apr 2017, 4:42:11 UTC

COSMIC FIREWORKS Incredible pictures show the HUGE explosion caused by two stars smashing into each other
(some photos included in the linked article)

Stargazers snap images of an epic inferno which obliterated a distant galaxy

ASTRONOMERS have captured the incredible moment two stars collided 500 years ago to cause a spectacular explosion still visible from Earth.

After a pair of adolescent protostars grazed each other, they triggered a powerful eruption, launching dust and gas into space at more than than 150 kilometres per second.


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