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August 6, 2014 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2014-32

NASA's Hubble Finds Supernova Star System Linked to Potential 'Zombie Star'

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Image: 2005-2006 Hubble Images of Progenitor System for Supernova 2012Z

2005-2006 Hubble Images of Progenitor System for Supernova 2012Z

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Object Names: Supernova 2012Z, NGC 1309

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, C. McCully and S. Jha (Rutgers University), R. Foley (University Illinois), and Z. Levay (STScI)

Acknowledgment: Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Riess (JHU/STScI)

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Montage Image: Supernova 2012Z in Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309 Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Supernova 2012Z in Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309PRC2014-32 Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309 Image Type: Astronomical Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309 2013 Hubble Image of Supernova 2012Z Image Type: Astronomical 2013 Hubble Image of Supernova 2012Z

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