View Full Version : NASA’s STEREO Spacecraft Spots a New Nova

2012-May-01, 04:30 AM
While on duty observing the Sun from its position in solar orbit, NASA’s STEREO-B spacecraft captured the sudden appearance of a distant bright object. This flare-up turned out to be a nova — designated Sagittarii 2012 — the violent expulsion of material and radiation from a re-igniting white dwarf star. (...)Read the rest of NASA’s [...]

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