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Thanks to a rare cosmic alignment, astronomers have captured the most distant normal star ever observed, some 9 billion light years from Earth. (Image: NASA, ESA, and P. Kelly (University of Minnesota))

Hubble Captures Most Distant Star Ever Seen

While astronomers routinely study galaxies much farther away, they’re visible only because they glow with the brightness of billions of stars. And a supernova, often brighter than the galaxy in which it sits, also can be visible across the entire…

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Hubble Captures Most Distant Star Ever Seen

While astronomers routinely study galaxies much farther away, they’re visible only because they glow with the brightness of billions of stars. And a supernova, often brighter than the galaxy in…