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Hubble Images May Shed Light On Importance Of Novae In Galactic Evolution

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June 4, 1999
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Astronomers have released new Hubble Space Telescope images that show gas shells ejected into space at regular intervals by an unusual type of white dwarf star. The images may reveal important information about the role novae play in the evolution of our galaxy, including the distribution of heavier elements and the development of planetary systems.

June 3, 1999 -- Astronomers today released new Hubble Space Telescope images that show gas shells ejected into space at regular intervals by an unusual type of white dwarf star. The images may reveal important information about the role novae play in the evolution of our galaxy, including the distribution of heavier elements and the development of planetary systems.


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