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Rare star explosion could be once-in-a-lifetime viewing opportunity [Video]

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A “new star” system, located 3,000 light-years away from Earth, is predicted to become visible to the unaided eye soon. 

According to NASA, the event could be a “once-in-a-lifetime viewing opportunity” as the nova explosion only occurs about every 80 years. 

The nova, T Coronae Borealis, last exploded in 1946 and astronomers believe it will do so again between February and September 2024.

This recurring nova is only one of five in our galaxy. This happens because it is a binary system with a white dwarf and red giant. The stars are close enough that as the red giant becomes unstable and begins ejecting its outer layers, the white dwarf collects that matter onto its surface. The shallow dense atmosphere of the white dwarf eventually heats enough to cause a “runaway thermonuclear reaction” which produces the nova we see from Earth, according to NASA.

In contrast to a supernova, which is the explosive death of a massive …

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