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Old 01-23-2019, 05:35 PM   #4615 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
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/
This is where I stumble.This 'recurrent' adjective.
Coronal Mass Ejections could occur on a virtually unlimited basis,so there's no problem there,but messengers might not want to relabel them as a new phenomena.
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