A new neutron star in our midst

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Picked this story up from the BBC. Is it amazing that, just 250+ light years away, we can still be finding oddities? For my part, I think it’s amazing that we can have the gall to think that we know so much about space to be surprised to be discovering something in space.

The article says, “The authors estimate that the object is 250 to 1,000 light-years away. This would make Calvera one of the closest neutron stars to Earth – and possibly the closest.”

And, you have to love the name Calvera, picked from one of the villains (played by Wallach) in the Magnificent Seven… As if such a star were evil? Or is it just magnificent?

ps the star attached in the article and dropped into this post is NOT Calvera.

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