Composite (released March, 2003) of a red star (called V838 Monocerotis) starburst in a sequence of photos from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope dating from May to December 2002 showing the light echo that occurs as light travels from the burst outward, revealing more of the stardust cloud.


  • Date: 2003-03
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Astronomy, Stars, 2000s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_13018069
  • Credits: LIFE

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