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August 24, 1999 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-32

Symbiotic Star Blows Bubbles into Space

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When enough gas accumulates on the white dwarf's surface it explodes as a nova outburst. Most of the hot gas forms a pair of expanding bubbles above and below the equatorial disk.

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