Astronomy Picture of the Week – Polarized Star Light

This picture taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows the polarized light of the massive star VY Canis Majoris.

Massive Star VY Canis Majoris - Polarized LightImage Credit: NASA, ESA, and R. Humphreys (University of Minnesota)

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