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Hubble Telescope catches footage of exploding star

NASA has released some incredible time lapse video. It's from a star called V838 Monocerotis that is 20,000 light-years away from earth.2 / 2

Houston, TX (CNN) - Ever wonder what an exploding star looks like up close?

NASA has released some incredible time lapse video. It's from a star called V838 Monocerotis that is 20,000 light-years away from earth.

The images were captured by NASA's Hubble Telescope over a four-year period.

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