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The (Almost) Invisible Aftermath of a Massive Star's Death
Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope
Spacecraft: Spitzer Space Telescope
Instrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), Multiband Imaging Photometer (MIPS), Visible Light
Size: 900 x 859
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope caught a glimpse of the Cepheus constellation, thirty thousand light-years away; astronomers think they've found a massive star whose death barely made a peep.
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