Skip to comments.A massive star in a far-off galaxy just disappeared, leaving behind no trace
Posted on 07/02/2020 11:11:46 AM PDT by BenLurkin
A giant star which was under the observation of astronomers for over ten years has suddenly vanished. The star in question was located in a dwarf galaxy 75 million light-years away, and was one of the largest stars in the known universe.
The star, which was 2.5 times brighter than the Sun, left no trace behind
The star was located in a very far off galaxy, making its detection and observation very difficult. The astronomers observed it based on its signature, which was picked up and then analysed, instead of a direct observation. A highly unstable blue star, researchers picked up its signature between 2001-2011.
It is typical of stars to go out with a bang, or what is known as a supernova. To be succinct - when a star runs out of fuel, it is simply killed by its own gravity. Whatever remains of that star bursts off and shatters into the universe.
Following this logic, the star in question should have left debris, or any signs of explosion. In fact, the explosion itself would have been massive enough to make it easily detectable. But none of this happened.
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Another casualty of Covid 19.
All right you guys, who took it? C’mon, now. Nobody leaves this thread until that star is put right back where it belongs. I can wait all day.
All Stars Matter.
But we want know for two weeks.
Star Eater. Galactus.
Antifa looted it. So much for stealing everything but a hot stove.
Did they look in the junk drawer?
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.
We can’t. We scratched it. Bobby is trying to buff it out before any notices.
If it’s 75 million light years away it didn’t “just go out”. It went out 75 million light years ago.
At 75 million light years distant it "disappeared" about ten million years before the dinosaurs were snuffed out. Somebody must have forgotten to pay the light bill.
Black matter lives.
Just as we were told in the Boy Scouts, “Leave No Trace!”
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