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Fraser
2014-Feb-21, 04:40 PM
That might seem like a sensational headline worthy of a supermarket tabloid but, taken in context, it’s exactly what’s happening here! The bright blue star at the center of this image is a B-type supergiant named*Kappa Cassiopeiae, 4,000 light-years away. As stars in our galaxy go it’s pretty big — over 57 million kilometers wide, […]

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