Latest Luminous red nova Stories
ESAâ€™s X-ray observatory XMM-Newton has revealed a new class of exploding stars â€“ where the X-ray emission â€˜lives fast and dies youngâ€™.
The Hubble Space Telescope's latest image of the star V838 Monocerotis (V838 Mon) reveals dramatic changes in the illumination of surrounding dusty cloud structures. The effect, called a light echo, has been unveiling never-before-seen dust patterns ever since the star suddenly brightened for several weeks in early 2002.
- Large; stout; burly.