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Hubble Has Photographed a Star on the Edge of Destruction

In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 31st year, NASA astronomers aimed the famed observatory at what is called a "celebrity star," or one that is one of the brightest in our galaxy. This one, named AG Carinae, is wavering on the edge of self-destruction.

Six Incredible Photos of Galaxies Colliding

As part of its celebration of a new year, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has published six different galaxy mergers. These rare astronomical phenomena were captured as part of a recent survey to investigate the rate of new star formations.