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News Release 45 of 214

July 22, 2010 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-19

Hyperfast Star Was Booted from Milky Way

All images from this news release:

Going, Going, Gone: Star Leaves the Milky Way Image Type: Illustration Going, Going, Gone: Star Leaves the Milky WayPRC2010-19a Artist's Concept
A Speeding Star is Caught on Hubble's Camera Image Type: Astronomical A Speeding Star is Caught on Hubble's CameraPRC2010-19b
Compass/Scale Image of Hypervelocity Star HE 0437-5439 Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Compass/Scale Image of Hypervelocity Star HE 0437-5439
Location of Hypervelocity Star HE 0437-5439 Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Location of Hypervelocity Star HE 0437-5439