Astronomers spot the youngest known pulsar ever, and boy is it pretty

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Many of the objects NASA and other scientific bodies choose to study in space are incredibly old, but that's not the case with Kes 75. Located a mere 19,000 light years from Earth, Kes 75 is a ultra-dense chunk of a star that went supernova, and now scientists are calling it the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way galaxy.

In a new post on its website, NASA explains how the pulsar was detected and shows off a pretty stunning image of what it looks like from our vantage point.

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