A world workforce of astronomers led by PRL Scientist utilizing Gemini North’s GNIRS instrument have found that CK Vulpeculae, first seen as a vibrant new star in 1670, is roughly 5 instances farther away than beforehand thought. This makes the 1670 explosion of CK Vulpeculae rather more energetic than beforehand estimated and places it right into a mysterious class of objects which might be too vibrant to be members of the well-understood sort of explosions often called novae, however too faint to be supernovae.


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