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Fraser
2008-Oct-31, 06:30 PM
Halloween means its time for ghost stories and here's a mysterious astronomical story about the "Ghost of Mirach." When viewed in visible light, as in the picture above on the left, the galaxy called NGC 404 appears as just a white blob. Mirach is a red giant star that looms large in visible light, [...]

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