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Amazing Images From the Hubble Space Telescope

By Matt Heckler May 15, 2014

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Cassiopeia A

When a star suddenly goes kablooey, it’s called a supernova. This is Cassiopeia A, the beautiful remnants of a supernova in the constellation also called Cassiopeia. As beautiful as this is, we’d like to think it wasn’t surrounded by planets populated by sentient bunny rabbits.

Tags: science, slideshows, astronomy, the hubble telescope

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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