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Astronomers spy the ghost of a star and cosmic cobwebs

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By Ashley Strickland, CNNColorful, ghostly remnants drift in space where a massive star exploded 11,000 years ago.The Vela supernova remnant, named after the Vela constellation, is all that remains after the star reached the end of its life.Pink and orange gas clouds mark the spot 800 light-years away from Earth, making it one of the closest known features. (A light-year is about 6 trillion miles.)When the star went supernova, shock waves moved …
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Astronomers spy the ghost of a star and cosmic cobwebs

Colorful, ghostly remnants drift in space where a massive star exploded 11,000 years ago. It's the site of the Vela supernova remnant, full of gaseous filaments that look like wispy cobwebs.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Astronomers spy the ghost of a star and cosmic cobwebs

By Ashley Strickland, CNNColorful, ghostly remnants drift in space where a massive star exploded 11,000 years ago.The Vela supernova remnant, named after the Vela constellation, is all that remains after the star reached the end of its life.Pink and orange gas clouds mark the spot 800 light-years away from Earth, making it one of the closest known features. (A light-year is about 6 trillion miles.)When the star went supernova, shock waves moved …

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Astronomers spy the ghost of a star and cosmic cobwebs

(CNN) — Colorful, ghostly remnants drift in space where a massive star exploded 11,000 years ago.The Vela supernova remnant, named after the Vela constellation, is all that remains after the star reached the end of its life.Pink and orange gas clouds mark the spot 800 light-years away from Earth, making it one of the closest known features. (A light-year is about 6 trillion miles.)When the star went supernova, shock waves moved through the surro…

3 months ago·Boston, United States
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Astronomers spy the ghost of a star and cosmic cobwebs

Colorful, ghostly remnants drift in space where a massive star exploded 11,000 years ago.

3 months ago·Waterloo, United States
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Astronomers spy the ghost of a star and cosmic cobwebs

Colorful, ghostly remnants drift in space where a massive star exploded 11,000 years ago.

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Astronomers spy the ghost of a star and cosmic cobwebs

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