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A Super Bubble In The LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud) - The LMC Is A Small Satellite Galaxy Of The Milky Way

Image Credit: FORS Team, VLT, ESO Henize 70 (also known as and is a bright superbubble of about 300 light-years across within the Large Magellanic Cloud (a satellite galaxy to…

Zeta Ophiuchus, a massive star plowing through the gas and dust floating in space. Zeta Oph is a bruiser, with 20 times the Sun’s mass. It’s an incredibly luminous star, blasting out light at a rate 80,000 times higher than the Sun! Even at its distance of 400 light years or so, it should be one of the brightest stars in the sky … yet it actually appears relatively dim to the eye.

Zeta Ophiuchus, a massive star plowing through the gas and dust floating in space. Zeta Oph is a bruiser, with 20 times the Sun’s mass. It’s an incredibly luminous star, blasting out light at a rate times higher than the Sun! Even at its distance of