An Enigmatic Cosmic Crime Scene

Buried within NOIRLab’s unWISE archive lies a remarkable tidal disruption event, overlooked for many years because of its unusual location and characteristics.


Images and Videos: ESO/M. Kornmesser, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Chris Smith (USRA/GESTAR), Th. Matsopoulos/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab

Music: Stellardrone


About the Video

Release date:Aug. 4, 2023, 9:02 a.m.
Duration:01 m 09 s
Frame rate:29.97

About the Object

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