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Astronomers Spot a Distant and Lonely Neutron Star

23 May 2018, 17:00 UTC
Astronomers Spot a Distant and Lonely Neutron Star X-ray (NASA/CXC/ESO/F.Vogt et al); Optical (ESO/VLT/MUSE & NASA/STScI)

An isolated neutron star — with a low magnetic field and no stellar companion — has been found for the first time outside of the Milky Way galaxy.

 

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