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A band of light

The Hubble Space Telescope spotted this small section of the Cygnus supernova blast wave which appears as a delicate streak of light. Over 2,400 light-years away, the blast was from a supernova explosion that tore apart a dying star 20 times more massive than our Sun. (Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, W. Blair; acknowledgment: Leo Shatz)

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Photo taken on August 28, 2020

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