Extremely rare TIME BOMB star system discovered breaking all the rules 8,000 light years from Earth | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Extremely rare TIME BOMB star system discovered breaking all the rules 8,000 light years from Earth

A university student has precisely modelled one of the most extreme and rare types of stars known to science in unprecedented detail, all while stuck in Covid-19 lockdown.

University of Sydney student Yinuo Han and his colleagues applied high-resolution imaging techniques to surveys of the Apep star system snapped by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile.

Han compared the level of magnification required to “seeing a chickpea on a table 50 kilometers away.”

The Apep system – named after the Egyptian god of chaos – consists of not one but two Wolf-Rayet stars, extremely rare suns of which very few have ever been observed.

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