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Old 01-23-2019, 05:24 PM   #4613 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil
If mininovas were a thing he should have encountered them.
It is unthinkable that those are a regular phenomenon to our star, but absent in the millions of stars that surround us. He should know, and if there are mininovas he'll tell me so the next time I see him and ask.
Today's Space Weather report from S0 has another candidate for a recurrent nova at 1:20, linking to this report from the European Southern Observatory. Note that this is a regular nova (resulting in a white dwarf) not a micro-nova, which is apparently just a Coronal Mass Ejection on bath salts.

https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1902/
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