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The cosmic ‘Cow’ may have produced a new neutron star or black hole


image of the dwarf galaxy CGCG 137-068 Image: R. MARGUTTI/W. M. KECK OBSERVATORY

The Science News reported a supernova which had marked the death of a massive star. The burst of extragalactic light seems to have spawned a small and compact object. The supernova was first spotted in 2018 to which the scientists have named the ‘Cow’. At first, the astronomers thought that it was an exotic star that was being consumed by a black hole, but there was not enough information for further investigation. Now, the team has established that the ‘cow’ has produced a neutron star.



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