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

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Release date: 16/5/2018

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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.

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