Hubble Telescope captures 4-year time lapse of exploding star

Posted at 2:54 PM, Jun 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-14 14:54:28-04

Ever wonder what an exploding star looks like up close?

NASA has released some incredible time lapse video.

It’s from a star called v838 Monocerotis that is 20,000 light-years away from Earth.

The images were captured by the Hubble Telescope over a four-year period.