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Fraser
2005-Sep-10, 04:56 PM
SUMMARY: A team of European astronomers has found some unusual objects in the central part of our galaxy which are emitting very high-energy gamma rays. What's strange, though, is these objects are invisible in the optical and X-ray spectra. So what they are is a complete mystery. Not only that, but these objects are also quite large; possibly on the order of several light years across. The observations were done using the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) telescopes in Namibia.

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