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9 Incredible Photos of our Universe

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30 Unbelievable Photos of Space

How massive can a star be? Estimates made from distance, brightness and standard solar models had given one star in the open cluster Pismis 24 over 200 times the mass of our Sun, making it a record holder. This star is the brightest object located just to the right of the gas front in the above image. Close inspection of images taken recently with the Hubble Space Telescope, however, have shown that Pismis 24-1 derives its brilliant luminosity not from a single star but from three at least.

If only we had the ability to go and explore space, that would be something else. It's a Shame we will never get the chance