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Astronomers discover rare ‘retired’ star, mysterious planet

Kramer Phillips | @KramerPhillips| April 10, 2013

Astronomers discover rare ‘retired’ star, mysterious planet

A dying star is spotted.

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.

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