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explode white dwarf star - 7284075776
Via: Ars Technica
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When a white dwarf explodes as a type Ia supernova, its death is so bright that its light can be detected across the Universe. A new observation using the Hubble Space Telescope identified the farthest type Ia supernova yet seen, at a distance of greater than 10 billion light-years.
Death Astronomy star funny - 7667654656
Via: Discovery
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The comet-shaped structures surrounding NGC 2392 are created by faster wind and radiation from the central star interacting with cooler shells of dust and gas that have already been ejected.
Astronomy star birth science planet - 6941107968
Via: Smithsonian Magazine
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Astronomers studying a newborn star have caught a detailed glimpse of planets forming around it, revealing a never-before seen stage of planetary evolution.