Cosmic Pearls by Paige Bentley
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The important thing about cosmic pearls is that they are found around exploding stars.
  • Hubble is the only observatory to make out every bead individual in the pink necklace
  • The star's name is Supernova1987A
  • The photo was taken in December 2006
  • Astronomers think the pearls are pieces of matter the star gave out 20,000 years ago
  • The pink thing in the ring is leftover after the huge star exploded
  • The blue things are nearby stars
  • The red rings above and below the star are mysteries
But the important thing about cosmic pearls is that they are found around exploding stars.




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