WISE J085510.83-071442.5 time-lapse animation

WISE J085510.83-071442.5 time-lapse animation

time lapse animation of star

WISE J085510.83-071442.5 was discovered through its rapid motion across the sky in two infrared images the WISE satellite taken six months apart in 2010. Two additional images were taken with the Spitzer Space Telescope in 2013 and 2014 to measure its distance via the parallax effect. 

Image: NASA/JPL/IPAC
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