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PHOTO: A Dying Star Erupts

by /Dean-Praetorius
This is the last death gasp of a dying star. NASA's Hubble Telescope captured this telling image of U Camelopardalis (or U Cam for short), a red giant star in the Camelopardalis constellation, as it became increasingly unstable.
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