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MAXI-J1659-152

Type

Stellar mass

Location

in the constellation Ophiuchus

Distance

28,000 light-years

Mass

3 to 10 times the mass of the Sun

Size

Diameter roughly 10-35 miles (18-60 km)

Discovery Methods

Image

MAXI J1659-152

A look at the system from ESA. []

This document was last modified: April 26, 2013.