From the December 2008 issue

Observing a bizarre stellar outburst

Howard Bond shares his experience capturing V838 Monocerotis.
By | Published: December 29, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
In 2002, Hubble Space Telescope scientist Howard Bond and his colleagues got the chance of a lifetime to capture the outburst of the star V838 Monocerotis. Watch this video to hear Bond talk about the exciting observations of V838 Mon’s spectacular light echoes.