Echoes of Monster Star's "Great Eruption" Found—A First

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 14:30 in Astronomy & Space

For the first time, astronomers have glimpsed reflections of light from a "supernova impostor"—the 19th-century eruption of Eta Carinae.

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