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January 7, 2004 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-41

Supernova Survivor: First Supernova Companion Star Found

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January 7, 2004: An international team of astronomers has, for the first time, observed a stellar "survivor" to emerge from a double star system involving an exploded supernova.

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Credit: NASA, ESA, and Justyn R. Maund (University of Cambridge)