Sakurai’s Object: Stellar Evolution in Real Time

The image shows an oil painting done by Stephen Mack that represents what the present expanding shell of gas and dust around the star may look like. Mack is a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, the Native American tribe on whose land the Kitt Peak National Observatory, which is managed by NOAO, is located.

Credit:

Stephen Mack

About the Image

Id:gemini1402a
Type:Artwork
Release date:April 2, 2014
Related releases:gemini1402
Size:3388 x 4228 px

About the Object

Category:Illustrations

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