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News Release 556 of 1051

March 4, 2004 06:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-10

Space Phenomenon Imitates Art in Universe's Version of van Gogh Painting


Video: V838 Monocerotis Dissolve Sequence

Running Time: 18 seconds

Dissolve sequence of the 5 epochs of the light echo of star V838 Mon.

Animation Credit: NASA and G. Bacon (STScI)