Dying stars will be reborn in one

Scientists have discovered a binary system of two dying stars, known as white dwarfs,which will be collide and birth to one new star. The newly identified binary system, designated SDSS J010657.39–100003.3, is located about 7,800 light-years away in the constellation Cetus, the Whale, and was discovered as part of a survey program conducted with the MMT Observatory on Mount Hopkins, Ariz.

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