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Astronomers spot a ‘blinking giant’ near the center of the galaxy – Phys.org

Astronomers have spotted a giant ‘blinking’ star towards the center of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years away.

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Astronomers have spotted a giant ‘blinking’ star towards the center of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years away.
An international team of astronomers observed the star, VVV-WIT-08, decreasing in brightness by a factor of 30, so that it nearly disappeared…

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