Chasing a stellar flash

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Released

28/02/2018

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ESA - European Space Agency

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Last year, ESA's Gaia mission helped astronomers make unique observations of Neptune's large moon Triton as it passed in front of a distant star. This is a preview of the superb quality and versatility of the Gaia data that will be released in April.

For more about this story see Chasing a stellar flash with assistance from Gaia

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