Tag Archives: Variable Star

Cepheid Variable Star RS Puppis from Hubble

Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-Hubble/Europe Collaboration. Residing about 6,500 light years away in the southern constellation Puppis is this magnificent and seemingly mysterious object, shrouded in a cocoon of stellar material. This image comes to … Continue reading

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V838 and the Illusion of Light Within

Image Credit & Copyright: The collage was made by me using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images.  Non-annotated version below. It was January 2, 2002: A new light appears in the constellation Monoceros that until this moment hadn’t even been known … Continue reading

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MIRA TYPE VARIABLE STAR: T-LEPORIS.

MIRA TYPE VARIABLE STAR: T-LEPORIS. Photo By: ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT). CLICK photo for full size, links and a video below. Approximately 500 light years distant is the Mira Type Variable Star: T-Leporis in the constellation Lepus. It pulsates … Continue reading

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