Astronomers discover rare ‘retired’ star, mysterious planet

A dying star is spotted.

Astronomers discover rare ‘retired’ star, mysterious planet

Science Recorder | Kramer Phillips | Wednesday, April 10, 2013

It may be a glimpse of our future. The European Space Agency's Herschel space telescope has reportedly captured a stunning image of a dying star, similar to what our own sun will end up appearing like billions of years from now. The star, dubbed Kappa Coronae Borealis (κ CrB), is a bit larger than our own sun, according to astronomers... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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