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Hubble Telescope Sees Star That May Explode Soon

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Dying star SBW2007

The dying star SBW2007 sits at the center of this photo by the Hubble Space Telescope like a "lidless purple eye" gazing out from deep space. Scientists suspect the star, which is surrounded by gas it has expelled, will die a violent and explosive death a

Credit ESA/NASA, acknowledgement: Nick Rose

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of a doomed star poised to explode in a devastating supernova event.

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