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Hubble reveals Mars-sized plasma balls shooting from a dying star

NASA say a seemingly impossible star is shedding light on one the galaxy's more perplexing structures. The red giant V Hydrae has been shedding gigantic "cannonballs" of energetic plasma once every 8.5 years over the past 400 years, but closer examination suggests the culprit is an invisible companion... Continue Reading Hubble reveals Mars-sized plasma balls shooting from a dying star Cat
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