Cosmic Forge of Rare Heavy Elements Discovered
The fading glow of the optical counterpart to GW170817, captured by DECam on the 4-m Blanco telescope.Credit:
The Dark Energy Camera GW-EM Collaboration and the DES Collaboration / PI: Berger; J. Najita, M. Newhouse & NOAO/AURA/NSF.
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|Release date:||Oct. 16, 2017, 10 a.m.|
|Size:||400 x 403 px|
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