Cosmic Forge of Rare Heavy Elements Discovered

Discovery of the optical counterpart to GW170817 (top) and the same area two weeks later (bottom).

Credit:

The Dark Energy Camera GW-EM Collaboration and the DES Collaboration / PI: Berger.

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Id:noao1705b
Type:Collage
Release date:Oct. 16, 2017, 10 a.m.
Related releases:noao1705
Size:465 x 930 px

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