Blown-Up Star Seen Expanding - 58 Year Time-Lapse Video
By Steve Spaleta, Space.com Senior Producer |
In 1901, the star GK Persei, 1,300 Lights Years from Earth, exploded. Images of the remnant (Nova Persei 1901) by the Isaac Newton Telescope and the Nordic Optical Telescope in Spain spliced together allow a 3-D model to be created.
credit : Liimets at al./ApJ. / Mash Mix: SPACE.com