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Rare Neutron Star Revealed

07/13/2005 1:00 PM

An international team of scientists has discovered a rare neutron star in the Norma arm of the Milky Way galaxy. The star, IGR J16283-4838, is approximately 20,000 light years away from the Earth. Identifying this hidden star, the core remains of a supernova, required the use of ESA's Integral satellite as well as two NASA satellites.

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