MAIL ONLINE: Mysterious laser emissions from space reveal stunning 'Ant Nebula' is hiding a double star system at its center

Press / Media: Research

Release date: 16/5/2018

Description

A mysterious laser signal may have revealed a strange double star system.

The rare phenomenon has been spotted at the heart of the 'spectacular' Ant Nebula.

The extremely rare phenomenon is connected to the death of a star and was discovered in observations made by European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel space observatory.

Media coverage

TitleMysterious laser emissions from space reveal stunning 'Ant Nebula' is hiding a double star system at its center
Media name / outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date16/05/18
DescriptionA mysterious laser signal may have revealed a strange double star system.

The rare phenomenon has been spotted at the heart of the 'spectacular' Ant Nebula.

The extremely rare phenomenon is connected to the death of a star and was discovered in observations made by European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel space observatory.
URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5736613/Mystery-laser-emissions-space-reveals-stunning-Ant-Nebula-hiding-double-star-system.html
PersonsAlbert Zijlstra

Keywords

  • astronomy, space