WR 102ka

Discussion in 'Astronomy, Exobiology, & Cosmology' started by blobrana, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. blobrana Registered Senior Member

    "A contender for the title of brightest star in our Milky Way galaxy has been unearthed in the dusty metropolis of the galaxy's center.
    Nicknamed the "Peony nebula star," the bright stellar bulb was revealed by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and other ground-based telescopes. It blazes with the light of an estimated 3.2 million suns."

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    Position(2000): RA 17 46 18.12, Dec -29 01 36.50

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