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January 8, 2007 12:20 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2007-03

Astronomers Map a Hypergiant Star's Massive Outbursts

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Image: Massive Star VY Canis Majoris - Polarized Light

Massive Star VY Canis Majoris - Polarized Light

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Object Name: VY Canis Majoris

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and R. Humphreys (University of Minnesota)

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