The Hubble Telescope has been around for 27 years, and in that time it has given us a look into a world we don’t know that much about. For instance, an up close look of a star dying.

“From 2002 to 2006, Hubble captured close-up images of an enormous star named V838 Moncerotis, which sits 20,000 light-years away from Earth. Back then, the star emitted a powerful flash of light that illuminated the dust and gas that surrounded it.”

Video from the Hubble Space Telescope
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