The star appears to have formed by the merging of two smaller white dwarfs.
The hourglass-shaped object, known as CVMP 1, is one of the largest known planetary nebulae.
The planet is located around 1,000 light-years from Earth and experiences average temperatures of more than 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.
One planet, known as Proxima b, has already been detected around the star.
Betelgeuse a nearby red supergiant star which is up to 20 times more massive than our sun.
Intriguingly, the Neptune-like planet is is about four times bigger than the star itself.
The center of our galaxy is located around 26,500 light-years away from Earth.
Most years the Alpha Monocerotids produce a modest display with just a handful of meteors.
The latest findings could have important implications for our understanding of how massive stars form.
In 2015, an astrophysicist discovered that the star would undergo irregular dips in brightness over a period of days or weeks.
The collision took place 10 billion years ago, when the universe was just three or four billion years old.
Researchers used the European Space Agency's star-mapping satellite to make a stunning discovery about the Milky Way.
Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) will star in the post-apocalyptic film "I Think We're Alone Now."
The latest findings shed new light on supernova explosions and the late stages of stellar evolution.
Scientists think that at the heart of nearly every galaxy lies a supermassive black hole (SMBH) with immense gravity.
The findings could have implications for how planets form and the search for Earth-like worlds.
KELT-9b is the hottest planet ever discovered.
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Around dusk tonight, Castor and Pollux will form a nearly straight line with Venus.
The test photo includes more than 200,000 stars.