Heaven's first streetlight


Published: Saturday, January 17, 2004 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 16, 2004 at 11:27 p.m.

The magnificent LBV 1806-20, recently discovered by UF astronomy professor Steve Eikenberry and his team of scientists is said to be "probably at least 5 million times more luminous than the sun and maybe as much as 40 million times brighter." This is so exciting. Perhaps it is one of the first streetlights of Heaven ever seen by earth.

Suzann Baumgardner

Gainesville

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