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Fraser
2014-Mar-12, 04:20 PM
A stellar monster lurks in heart of the Centaur. A recent analysis of a star*in the south hemisphere constellation of Centaurus has highlighted the role that amateurs play in assisting with professional discoveries in astronomy. The find used of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope based in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile —*as […]

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Buttercup
2014-Mar-12, 04:31 PM
Wow. :o That thing would make Antares and Betelgeuse look small by comparison. Amazing.