Astronomers Once Watched a Star Turn Directly into a Black Hole

Imagine the weird environment on a comet. In the light gravity, it’s easy to hop and skip. The view is stunning; bright stars surround you, with no atmosphere to make them twinkle. And the best thing? If the comet is close enough to the sun, you’ll experience a space blizzard. An amazing animation on Twitter shows the view from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft. It visited a comet between 2014 and 2016. So much dust fills Rosetta’s view that it looks like it’s snowing.

— Read on curiosity.com/topics/astronomers-once-watched-a-star-turn-directly-into-a-black-hole-curiosity/

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