November’s Stellar Space Pictures

Marvel at the lives and deaths of stars across the universe.

The arch of the Milky Way is visible over a lighthouse in Western Australia, with an imagined supernova highlighted in the sky.

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Paean Ng/Astrordinary Imaging

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 – 16:30

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

(Inside Science) — This month, we look at the births, deaths, and travels of stars observed from various telescopes. NASA’s Hubble Telescope imaged arched galaxies 4.6 billion light years away, the Chandra X-ray Observatory found a star formation near a black hole, while the Anglo-Australian Telescope found a runaway star to be traveling at great speeds away from the Milky Way.

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