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Fraser
2008-May-28, 09:00 PM
Spitzer Space Telescope Image of Magnetar SGR 1900+14If only it were closer to Halloween. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has captured an infrared image showing a ghostly ring extending seven light-years across around the corpse of a massive star, called a magnetar . The collapsed star, called Magnetar SGR 1900+14, is unlike anything [...]

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