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March 7, 2013 02:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2013-08

Hubble Finds Birth Certificate of Oldest Known Star

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Image: Backyard View of Sky Around HD 140283

Backyard View of Sky Around HD 140283

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This is a backyard view of the sky surrounding the ancient star, cataloged as HD 140283, which lies 190.1 light-years from Earth.

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Credit: A. Fujii and Z. Levay (STScI)

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