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Giant gamma-ray flare from ‘recently deceased’ magnetar lights up Cigar Galaxy

Submit on Wednesday, April 24th, 2024 20:11

Astronomers have discovered a flare erupting from a highly magnetic “dead star” outside the solar system for the first time. The magnetar flare lit up the entire Cigar Galaxy in gamma rays.

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